We continue our recognition of World Braille day with this month’s selection for older readers.
This notable book features both Braille and the perspectives of a blind character; Richard Scrimger’s From Charlie’s Point of View (2007).
In this captivating mystery, readers follow an intrepid and resilient young hero named Charlie on his quest to prove his father innocent’s in a series of robberies of which his father is accused. Charlie is a likeable character, with a dedicated best friend who partners with him on this difficult journey.
This story celebrates Charlie’s unique approach to the world, and explores how Braille, the support of those around him and his intuition and determination help Charlie pursue justice for his father. Readers will enjoy not only the mystery, but also the story of friendship and family and Charlie’s distinctive voice and take on the world around him.
Ages 9-13 Grades 4-7
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