Blindsided

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Dutton Children's Books, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 226 pages
23 Reviews
In many ways, Natalie O?Reilly is a typical fourteenyear- old girl. But a routine visit to the eye doctor produces devastating news: Natalie will lose her sight within a few short months.

Suddenly her world is turned upside down. Natalie is sent to a school for the blind to learn skills such as Braille and how to use a cane. Outwardly, she does as she?s told; inwardly, she hopes for a miracle that will free her from a dreaded life of blindness. But the miracle does not come, and Natalie ultimately must confront every blind person?s dilemma. Will she go home to live scared? Or will she embrace the skills she needs to make it in a world without sight?

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The book is also very well-researched. - Goodreads
Her writing totally captures Natalie's teenage angst. - Goodreads
It was a real page turner! - Goodreads

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User Review  - WizardsofWorch - LibraryThing

Blindsided by Priscilla Cummings is about fourteen-year-old Natalie who is losing her eyesight due to a congenital eye disease. In order to prepare her for a future as a blind person in a sighted ... Read full review

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User Review  - The Book Addicts - Goodreads

This is a good book. There is really not much more to say. It seems unlikely, because it has such a bad description on the back of the cover. And because of its not very interesting book description I ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Priscilla Cummings lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

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