Do You Remember the Color Blue?: The Questions Children Ask about Blindness

Do You Remember the Color Blue?: The Questions Children Ask about Blindness

by Sally Hobart Alexander


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Children are often curious about blindness, but are told that it is impolite to pose their questions to a blind person. Not so, says Sally Hobart Alexander, who lost her sight at the age of twenty-six. In this informative book, illustrated with photos of Sally and her family, the author answers thirteen thought-provoking questions that children have asked her, for example, "If your eyes don't see, do they work at all?" "How do you write?" and "Has being blind changed you?"

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ISBN-13: 9780142300800
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/01/1902
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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Do You Remember the Color Blue: The Questions Children Ask about Blindness 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Heather19 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A wonderful book of frequently asked questions about blind people, and the very honest and detailed answers of the author.
hw_silver More than 1 year ago
A very interesting and unique book. Mrs. Alexander shares feelings about what it was like to go blind and answers very specific questions both technical and personal, like how does a blind person use a cane and how she met her husband. The book is refreshing in its honesty and not at all corny. It can help children understand what is like for a person to become physically disabled. It shows an example of someone who adapted well to a handicap.