Tag Archives: Books

FREE (Yes, FREE!) Books for Big Kids

I love Seedlings:  their Book Angel program, among others, has been life-changing for our family.  I am delighted to share today’s From the Mailbag–a SEEDLINGS GIVEAWAY for older kids!!  This is quick and easy to do–you only need to snap a … Continue reading

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The Braille Institute’s Special Collection

It’s been a few years since I wrote about the Braille Institute’s Special Collection program, and at the time, Peanut was fairly new at Braille.  Now that he’s completed his first Braille Challenge, and I just got the Winter 2018 … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reading: Can You Make a Scary Face?

Sprout’s current absolute favorite book–I’ve read it at least 20 times now, most of those in a row, since we checked it out on Saturday–is Jan Thomas’ Can You Make a Scary Face?  The book features a brightly-colored lady bug … Continue reading

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2015 Book Angel Program Is Now Open!

From the mailbag: Just a reminder … Seedlings Braille Books for Children’s 2015 Book Angel Program is now open! Register to receive 2 free braille books for your V-I child! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We would like to invite you to register your child … Continue reading

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Tactile Puzzle/Book Set

From FamilyConnect,org, and too cool not to share: Hungry Fingers Tactile Puzzle Set Date Posted: 11/11/2014 Hungry Fingers Tactile Puzzle Set Print/braille/tactile book with wooden magnet puzzle, $25.00 We have a limited supply of these – order soon! Created by … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reading: Mighty Dads

On a recent library trip, we found a wonderful, high-contrast story celebrating dads and their little guys or gals:  Mighty Dads, by Joan Holub, pictures by James Dean.  If your child loves Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, he or she will … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reading: Here We Go!

It may go without saying, but I’m a huge fan of Eric Carle.  Even before I sought out children’s books with brightly colored, high-contrast illustrations, Carle’s tissue-paper creations had a warm place in my heart.  I grew up with The … Continue reading

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Celebrate With Seedlings In July!

From the mailbag: Image Blocked We are celebrating 30 years of service by giving you a gift: 30% off all of our braille books during the month of July!   Thirty years ago, Seedlings Braille Books for Children was born in the … Continue reading

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Seedlings’ Book Angel Program is Open for 2014!

Every child should enjoy the gift of reading and the pleasure of his or her own library.  Seedlings, through their Book Angel program, helps parents of blind/visually impaired children build their braille and twin vision libraries by giving B/VI children … Continue reading

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It’s #GivingTuesday !

One of the better inventions to come out of this hyper-commercialized time of year is Giving Tuesday.  Right after the dreaded Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday comes a day that reminds us what this season is all … Continue reading

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