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Kids Grades 3 to 5 Braille Books

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Fiction

Gnome-a-geddon
BR021984
DO

Super fans of the Triumphant Gnome Syndicate series, Buck and his best friend, Lizzie, witness the author's explosive disappearance during the release party for the third book. But when something odd happens to his sister Willy, Buck starts to believe that gnomes and trolls are real.

Wild Born: Spirit Animals
BR020969
Active

In the world of Erdas, four children, separated by vast distances, all undergo the same ritual. Each of them is bonded with a great beast, and now they must confront a dark force. Uncontracted braille.

The hero's guide to saving your kingdom.  HCHGB:1.
BR019625
Active

The lazy bards have it all wrong--there are actually four princes charming: Liam, Frederic, Duncan, and Gustav. They do not necessarily need to rescue resourceful princesses. Instead they team up to battle dangerous creatures to stop an evil plot that endangers their kingdoms.

A mutiny in time.  DJINB:1.
BR019789
Active

In an area controlled by a shadowy group called the SQ, best friends Dak and Sera stumble onto a time-travel device--the Infinity Ring. The Hystorians, a secret society, recruit the pair to right some wrongs, known as "breaks," throughout history.

Geeks, girls, and secret identities.
BR019809
Active

Twelve-year-old Vincent and his fellow members of the Captain Stupendous Fan Club help a new superhero learn how to use his--or should that be her?--powers. Meanwhile, evil Professor Mayhem arrives in town, ready to take over the world.

The lost hero.  RRHOL:1.
BR020223
Active

Jason, Piper, and Leo, three friends from a school for juvenile delinquents, find themselves at Camp Half-Blood, where they learn that they are demigods. The trio begins a quest to free Hera, who has been imprisoned by Mother Earth.

Floors.
BR019749
Active

Ten-year-old Leo's father is the maintenance man at the extraordinary Whippet Hotel. Leo thinks he knows his way around--until a series of cryptic boxes leads him to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and unexpected alliances. Meanwhile, the hotel owner has vanished.

Turtle in paradise.
BR019109
Active

In 1935, when money is scarce during the Great Depression, ten-year-old Turtle goes to Key West, Florida, to live with relatives she's never met. Her adventures with her cousins involve a treasure map, a hurricane, and an ornery grandmother.

Fish.
BR019248
Active

Fish, an eleven-year-old Irish boy nicknamed for his swimming ability, joins a pirate crew to reclaim his stolen purse and coins, which hold clues about a legendary treasure. Peace-loving Fish wins over the ship's captain but dastardly first mate Scab has his own plans.

Nonfiction

Adventure beneath the sea: living in an underwater science station.
BR019282
Active

Describes a seven-day mission in a steel cylinder off the Florida Keys, sixty feet deep in the Atlantic Ocean. Examines the scientists' living conditions and work, which includes inserting computer tags into fish. Discusses scuba diving and explains the need to return to the surface slowly.

Lives of the pirates: swashbucklers, scoundrels (neighbors beware!)
BR019963
Active

Discusses twenty raiders who roamed the seven seas long before Hollywood glamorized their image. Includes one who wore pajamas on deck and the Chinese woman who commanded two thousand ships.

Lives of the musicians: good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought)
BR011474
Active

Lively portraits of twenty well-known composers and musicians, including Bach, Verdi, and Joplin. Filled with anecdotes and amusing facts.

Grow it again.
BR012767
Active

Instructs how to grow potted plants by taking seeds from or sections of fruits, vegetables, and other plants used for food. Also includes crafts and recipes.

Footprints on the moon.
BR013745
Active

An overview of mankind's study and exploration of the Moon. Covers the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States.

The blues singers: ten who rocked the world.
BR013890
Active

Capsule biographies of ten great blues singers: Bessie Smith, Robert Johnson, Mahalia Jackson, Muddy Waters, Billie Holiday, B.B. King, Ray Charles, Little Richard, James Brown, and Aretha Franklin.

Seven wonders of the ancient world.
BR014030
Active

Explains the history, size, and materials of the fabled structures of the ancient world: the Great Pyramid at Giza, the hanging gardens of Babylon, and more.

Helen Keller.
BR014116
Active

Biography of the gifted woman who successfully dealt with her own disabilities while trying to better the lives of other deaf and blind people.

Space missions.
BR014925
Active

Brief descriptions of past activities performed by scientists and astronauts during space travel. For grades 3-6 and older readers.

Australia.
BR017762
Active

Overview of the country that is Earth's smallest continent. Describes Australia's geography, plants and animals, history, government, etc.

Ireland.
BR019098
Active

Facts about this small North Atlantic island nation. Chronicles the country's history from its ancient Celtic civilization to its formation into a modern republic.

United States.
BR019167
Active

Discusses the diverse people and landscapes of the fifty states that make up the United States of America. Describes the geography, wildlife, history, arts, and economy of this vast country.