Do You Remember the Color Blue?: And Other Questions Kids Ask about Blindness

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Viking, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 78 pages
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how did you become blind?

was it scary at first?

if your eyes don't see, do they work at all?

how does your dog work?

how did you meet your husband, when you couldn't see him?

is it hard to be a blind parent?

would you rather be blind or deaf?

how do you read?

how do you write?

when you lost your sight, did you seek out blind friends?

do people treat you differently?

has being blind changed you?

do you remember the color blue?

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DO YOU REMEMBER THE COLOR BLUE?: and Other Questions Kids Ask About Blindness

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An eloquent memoir in questions and answers, as Alexander (On My Own, 1997, etc.) tackles the children's queries she most often encounters. The essay format is a departure for Alexander—her story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather19 - LibraryThing

A wonderful book of frequently asked questions about blind people, and the very honest and detailed answers of the author. Read full review


Introduction Keep asking questions
Question Two Was it scary at first?
Question Three If your eyes dont see do they work at all?

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About the author (2000)

Sally Hobart Alexander teaches literature and writing in the MFA program at Chatham University and is well known for her books about her experiences as a blind person. This is the first book she has written with her husband, Robert Alexander. They have two adult children and live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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