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Circulation of reading matter among the blind.

United States. Congress. House

Circulation of reading matter among the blind.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blind,
  • Money,
  • Reading

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTo promote circulation of reading matter among blind
    SeriesH.rp.3657
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Post Roads
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16066463M

      A report released last year by the National Federation of the Blind, an advocacy group w members, said that less than 10 percent of the million legally blind Americans read Author: Rachel Aviv.   The percentage of American adults who read literature — any novels, short stories, poetry or plays — fell to at least a three-decade low last year, according to .

    Our goal at Reading Matters is to help you save time and effort by offering you a single source for the most appropriate selections in published professional development materials and children’s books. We would enjoy the opportunity to help you select the best resources to . Despite the rich history of stories within the D/deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind community, finding #OwnVoices books, especially for children and teens, remains a challenge. Hopefully this list will providea starting point and serve as a call to action for more books about Deaf : Ann Clare Lezotte.

    Summary. The Land of the Dead is near the homes of the Cimmerians, who live "shrouded in mist and cloud" (), never seeing the sun. Odysseus follows Circe's instructions, digging a trench at the site prescribed and pouring libations of milk, honey, mellow wine, and pure water.   Heather Tilley discusses debates between different inventors, and charts the rise of braille as part of the 'How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People' exhibition.


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Circulation of reading matter among the blind by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The books were carefully selected, and consisted of history, biography, travels, and novels suitable for the adult, and were in constant circulation to readers in 44 states. By an act of Congress, embossed reading matter for the blind was sent free by mail to any part of the U.S.

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