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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
Review: BlindsidedUser Review - Heather Winn - Goodreads
OK, so, *ahem* this was a book that I assigned to a lit circle in my class without having read it myself. I trusted the fellow teacher who had recommended it, and had all intentions to get it read ... Read full review