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By Elizabeth Simpson Smith, Bert Dodson. 1987
Guide dogs for persons who are blind go through a long period of training before they assume their life’s work.… This true story follows Cinderella, a golden retriever, through the stages of her training to become a guide dog.Grades 2-4. c1987.
By Joan Dash. 2001
A biography of the woman who overcame her disabilities to be an inspirational public figure. Discusses the cause of Helen… Keller's blindness and deafness, her determination to lead a useful life, and the importance of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, throughout Helen's life. Grades 5-8. 2001.
By Richard B McPhee. 1981
A day-to-day description of the training of 12 guide dogs and their masters at Guiding Eyes for the Blind in… Yorktown Heights, New York. Useful to readers of any age who are interested in obtaining a guide dog. Grades 5-8. 1981.
By Margaret Davidson. 1990
Voici l'histoire d'un petit garçon aveugle qui, à l'âge de douze ans, se jura de trouver le moyen de lire… tout ce que ses yeux inutiles ne pouvaient déchiffrer. Années 3-6. 1999.
By Kristie Smith-Armand. 2007
Written specifically for teenagers who are blind or visually impaired, Smith-Armand addresses the problems they face and offers strategies and… solutions. Topics include friendship, a sense of humor, dating and popularity, imagination, self-advocacy, and careers. For junior high and older readers. c2007.
By Eva Moore. 1996
Morris Frank, a blind man, traveled to Switzerland in the 1920s to train with his first guide dog, Buddy, a… German shepherd. After learning to work together, Morris and Buddy went to the United States to teach other blind people about Seeing Eye dogs. For grades 2-4. 1996.
By Lorna Schultz Nicholson. 2018
An exciting, behind-the scenes look at the achievements of the greatest women's hockey player of all time!Hayley Wickenheiser has had… a long standout career, and this book explores everything it took for her to reach Olympic hockey gold four times!From her early days in small-town Saskatchewan, where she played on boys' teams because there weren't any teams for girls, to joining the Canadian Women's Team when she was just 15 years old, to being named MVP at both the 2002 and 2006 Olympic tournaments, this wonderful book gives all the details on her life and hardwon victories.Hayley's life is truly an Amazing Hockey Story, and this book is a true inspiration to any young sports fan!This new series features an action-packed format combining the excitement of full-colour comic book illustration segments with lively text and lots of photographs, including some never before seen.
By Elizabeth MacLeod. 2020
Meet Willie O'Ree—Hockey Hall of Famer and a trailblazer for diversity on and off the ice! On January 18, 1958,… Willie O'Ree made history as the first black player in the NHL when he suited up with the Boston Bruins against the Montreal Canadiens. O'Ree went on to play a total of 45 games with the Bruins, a remarkable achievement considering what he overcame to get there.In addition to dealing with racism, bigotry and name-calling, Willie lived with a secret disability: he was blind in one eye -- a fact he had to keep to himself, or he'd never play in the NHL. Thanks to his relentless positivity and love of the game, Willie's time with the Bruins was only one of his many achievements in hockey.The Scholastic Canada Biography series aims to introduce young readers to remarkable Canadians whose lives and contributions have shaped our country and led the way for others to follow in their footsteps. Meet Willie O'Ree is no exception. This wonderful book is a celebration of his life from childhood to playing career, to his later work as an ambassador for NHL diversity, and to his eventual induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018.Written by award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod, this portrait of Willie O'Ree couples simple yet compelling writing with full-colour, comic-flavoured illustrations by Mike Deas that help bring this fascinating story to life!
By Jonah Kalb. 1977
Biography of musical genius Ray Charles, who was left sightless by glaucoma as a child. While a student at the… Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Charles learned to read and write music in braille. Describes his personal and professional struggles, including drug addiction, as well as triumphs. For Junior and Senior High readers. c1994.
By Danielle Vaillancourt. 2001
Une excellente biographie romancée de Louis Braille. Par son entêtement, sa détermination, son ingéniosité, cet homme a atteint son but… et a permis aux aveugles de s'ouvrir au monde, d'élargir leur horizon. Tonique. Années 2-4. 2001.
By Bruce Dowbiggin. 1998
Dowbiggin studies Yzerman, Chelios, Sather and Hasek as examples of the thinking side of hockey. He examines Yzerman's leadership ability,… Chelios' determination, Hasek's unorthodox style and Sather's ability to build a successful team by emphasizing team chemistry over individual talent. Dowbiggin argues that it is participants such as these men who over the years have transformed hockey from a game into a craft. c1998.
Louis Braille: l'inventeur du langage qui permit aux aveugles de lire (Les Gens qui ont aidé l'humanité. II #Vol. 2)
By Beverley Birch, William Olivier Desmond. 1990
Histoire de Louis Braille. À l'âge de treize ans, il s'inspira d'un système de lecture tactile en usage dans l'armée… française pour créer un système d'écriture et de lecture simple et génial, consistant en des points en relief et permettant à des millions de personnes aveugles, partout dans le monde, de lire, de comprendre et de communiquer efficacement par écrit. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 1990.
By Michel Forest. 1991
By Edie A Glaser, Maria R Burgio. 2007
By Keltie Thomas. 2008
Introduces readers to the wild side of professional hockey, with stories about the superstars (male and female), the rules that… changed the game, and the dazzling science behind the sport. Read about the player who would rather fight than score or the guy who talked to the goalposts like they were old friends. Includes information on the greatest goal scorers, crazy goalies, practical jokers, superstitions, the most ferocious fights, players overcoming obstacles, and the enduring obsession with that Cup called Stanley. Grades 3-6. 2008.
By Brian McFarlane. 1994
By Graham E Trope. 2011
By Helaine Becker, Dominique Chichera-Mangione. 2010
Quelles sont les origines du hockey et de son équipement? Où fut créée la première ligue canadienne? Qui se cache… derrière la Coupe Stanley? Qu'est-ce que le tour du chapeau? Qui est Tim Horton? Une histoire fouillée du hockey, de ses origines jusqu'à aujourd'hui. Les statistiques y côtoient des anecdotes loufoques ou embarrassantes, mais toujours véridiques en filigrane desquelles renaissent de leurs cendres les moments mémorables et les vedettes ayant marqué l'évolution du sport national canadien. Des questionnaires pour tester ses connaissances et des vignettes humoristiques émaillent le tout. Années 3-6 et plus. 2010. Titre uniforme: The hilarious history of hockey.
By Matthew F Christopher. 2002
Hockey has been a part of Mario Lemieux's life since his childhood. At the age of six he was holding… his own against boys four years older; by the time he was sixteen, he had captured the attention of the National Hockey league, and soon after signed on with NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. At the 2002 Olympic Winter Games he captained the Canadian hockey team, leading them in their gold medal winning performance.