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NFB Suggested Reading List

Books:

  • Blind Ambition: One Woman’s Journey to Greatness Despite Her Blindness
    DBC01886; Hairston, Ever Lee.
    Reading time: 6 hours, 28 minutes
  • Blind justice: Jacobus tenBroek and the vision of equality
    DB59656; Matson, Floyd W; Library of Congress.
    Reading time: 6 hours, 55 minutes
  • Building the Lives We Want
    URL: https://nfb.org/pubs/building-the-lives-we-want
  • Kenneth Jernigan: The Master, The Mission, The Movement
    DB48985; Jernigan, Kenneth.
    Reading time: 7 hours, 58 minutes
  • Life Without Sight; My Journey Into The Worlds Of The Sighted And The Blind
    dbc01887 Allen, Agnes F.
    Reading time: 3 hours, 19 minutes
  • No barriers: a blind man’s journey to kayak the Grand Canyon
    DB87291; Weihenmayer, Erik; Woodruff, Bob; Levy, Buddy.
    Reading time: 19 hours, 36 minutes
  • The Adversity Advantage: turning everyday struggles into everyday greatness
    DB63609; Stoltz, Paul Gordon; Weihenmayer, Erik.
    Reading time: 11 hours, 18 minutes
  • The blindness revolution: Jernigan in his own words
    DB59457 Omvig, Jim H.
    Reading time: 20 hours, 23 minutes
  • The Disability Rights Movement
    DB49998; Kent, Deborah.
    Reading time: 32 minutes
  • The power of love: how Kenneth Jernigan changed the world for the blind
    DB86625; Walhof, Ramona; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 11 hours, 10 minutes
  • Thunder dog: the true story of a blind man, his guide dog, and the triumph of trust at Ground Zero
    DB73300; Hingson, Michael; Flory, Susy.
    Reading time: 7 hours, 19 minutes
  • Touch the top of the world: a blind man’s journey to climb farther than the eye can see
    DB51505; Weihenmayer, Erik.
    Reading time: 12 hours, 3 minutes
  • Walking alone and marching together :: a history of the organized blind movement in the United States, 1940-1990
    DB31066; Matson, Floyd W; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 45 hours, 2 minutes
  • Soaring into Greatness : A Blind Woman’s Vision to Live Her Dreams and Fly
    DBC03051; Hamilton, Gail L.
    Reading time: 16 hours, 37 minutes.
  • The blind doctor: the Jacob Bolotin story : a biography
    DB64720; Perlman, Rosalind.
    Reading time: 8 hours, 13 minutes.
  • 226: How I Became the First Blind Person to Kayak the Grand Canyon
    DBC12182; Bedwell, Lonnie; Canfield, Joel.
    Reading time: 5 hours, 17 minutes
  • Freedom for the blind: the secret is empowerment
    DB55216; Omvig, Jim.
    Reading time: 7 hours, 0 minutes
  • Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind
    DB41325; Davidson, Margaret.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 14 minutes
  • Out of sight: blind and doing all right
    DBC03328; Schreiber, Art and Simmons, Hal.
    Reading time: 2 hours, 0 minutes
  • Outside myself
    DB91111; Witucki, Kristen.
    Reading time: 7 hours, 43 minutes

Kernel Books:

  • As the twig is bent
    DB37264; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 24 minutes
  • Beginnings and blueprints
    DB43490; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 7 minutes
  • Freedom
    DB63799; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 8 minutes
  • Gray pancakes and gold horses
    DB46924; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • I can feel blue on Monday
    DB50888; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 22 minutes
  • If Blindness Comes
    DB38282; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 3 hours, 41 minutes
  • Like cats and dogs
    DB44869; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
  • Making hay
    DB41854; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 42 minutes
  • Not much of a muchness
    DB56408; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 7 minutes
  • Oh, wow!
    DB50895; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • Old dogs and new tricks
    DB42341; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 9 minutes
  • Reflecting the flame
    DB50642; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
  • Remember to feed the kittens
    DB48986; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 24 minutes
  • Safari
    DB54769; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 4 minutes
  • Standing on one foot
    DB38289; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 23 minutes
  • Summit
    DB56407; Maurer, Marc; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 7 minutes
  • Tapping the charcoal
    DB41029; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 9 minutes
  • The freedom bell
    DB37292; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
  • The Journey
    DB41320; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 17 minutes
  • To touch the untouchable dream
    DB47132; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 18 minutes
  • Toothpaste and railroad tracks
    DB40557; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 13 minutes
  • Wall-to-wall Thanksgiving
    DB44870; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 27 minutes
  • What color is the sun
    DB33142; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind
    Reading time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
  • When the blizzard blows
    DB39194; Jernigan, Kenneth; National Federation of the Blind.
    Reading time: 1 hour, 12 minutes

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