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Dutton Children's Books, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 226 pages
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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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User Review  - silenceiseverything - LibraryThing

I really liked the premise of Blindsided. I honestly can't even imagine how it is to be blind. It must be especially difficult for someone who is used to having vision and then slowly lose it. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - stacey.abrahamson - LibraryThing

This story was a fast read and interesting. The main character was believable and the author did a wonderful job catching the emotional and psychological aspects of how a teenager would feel when ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Priscilla Cummings lives in Annapolis, Maryland.