Follow My Leader

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Puffin Books, Dec 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 191 pages
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After Jimmy is blinded in an accident with a firecracker, he has to relearn all the things he used to know - how to get dressed, how to find his way around the house, even how to eat. With the help of a determined therapist, he learns to read Braille and use a cane. Then he's given the chance to have a guide dog. Learning to work with Leader is not easy, but Jimmy tries harder than he ever has before. Can Leader really give him the ability and the confidence he needs?

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

I read this book as a youth, and decided to give it a reread. Unfortunately, it is a bit dated, and not as good as an adult read, imo. I think the target audience of 8-10 year olds might enjoy Jimmy's story, though a much better book in this genre is Light a Single Candle by Beverly Butler. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This book has one job, and it does it well. It shows how a person can recover his life after being blinded. The story of the boy is barely there; he adapts surprisingly well with only a few angry and ... Read full review


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