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A powerful story about blindness from an award-winning author.When Emma Sasha Silver loses her eyesight in a nightmare accident, she must relearn everything from walking across the street to recognizing her own sisters to imagining colors. One of seven children, Emma used to be the invisible kid, but now it seems everyone is watching her. And just as she’s about to start high school and try to recover her friendships and former life, one of her classmates is found dead in an apparent suicide. Fifteen and blind, Emma has to untangle what happened and why—in order to see for herself what makes life worth living.Unflinching in its portrayal of Emma’s darkest days, yet full of hope and humor, Rachel DeWoskin’s brilliantBlind is one of those rare books that utterly absorbs the reader into the life and experience of another.
Number of Pages: 394
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Special Needs, Family / Alternative Family, Social Issues / Adolescence
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Rachel DeWoskin
Street Date: April 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-8081
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