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Braille Grade 2 Catalogue
Please note Twin vision titles include braille and corresponding print.
Braille titles are spaced differently, some are brailled on both sides, interlined, which may be more difficult for beginning readers to decipher.
Single sided Braille is easier to read:
Double line spacing = lot of space between lines
1.5 line spacing = some space between lines,
Single line spacing = very little space between lines.

Braille Reading Schemes
ABI Books, The. 1-20 : Adventures of a Young Blind Girl. Grade 2, single sided, double spaced
Book 1. Single sided, double line spacing
Book 2. Single sided, double line spacing
Tom on top of the wall. Book 3 Single sided, double line spacing
The Silly Dragon. Book 4 Single sided, double line spacing
Tea for five and five for tea. Book 5 Single sided, double line spacing
Abi gets hurt. Book 6 Single sided, double line spacing
Abi and Sam go for a Hot Dog. Book 7 Single sided, double line spacing
The Pink Kite. Book 8. Single sided, double line spacing
A Rude and Loud Boy. Book 9. Single sided, double line spacing
Sailing. Book 10. Single sided, double line spacing

Abi goes riding with Sam. Book 11 Single sided, double line spacing

Abi with the Cane. Book 12 Single sided, double line spacing
Abi at the races. Book 13 Single sided, double line spacing
The Red Tree House. Book 14 Single sided, double line spacing
Abi and the stink bomb. Book 15. Single sided, double line spacing
The Dark Cave. Book 16. Single sided, double line spacing
The Train. Book 17 Single sided, double line spacing
Abi goes to the Hospital. Book 18 Single sided, double line spacing
The class go to a Farm. Book 19 Single sided, double line spacing
Jam and Wasps. Book 20 Single sided, double line spacing

Take off Series 1, books 1-6. Magic. Single sided, double line spacing


Take Off Series 2, books 1-6. Adventures of Rocky the Red Rocket. Single sided, double line spacing
Take Off Series 3, books 1-6. Animals. Single sided, double line spacing
Take Off Series 4, books 1-6. Charlie and Cheeky Robot. Single sided, double line spacing
Take Off Series 5, books 1-6. Adventures Under the Sea. Single sided, double line spacing
Take Off Series 6, books 1-6. People we Meet. Single sided, double line spacing

Oxford Reading Tree (stage 1 + first sentences).

Reds and Blues. Single sided, double line spacing.

Big Feet. Single sided, double line spacing.

Kipper’s Diary. Single sided, double line spacing.

Look at me. Single sided, double line spacing.

Hide and seek. Single sided, double line spacing.

Go away Floppy. Single sided, double line spacing.

Ahlberg, Allan. Mr. & Mrs. Hay the horse.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

Henry and Henrietta Hay are embarrassed because their circus performer parents, in contrast to other mothers and fathers, go everywhere happily wearing their horse.
Allard, Harry and James Marshall. Miss Nelson is missing!

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing.

The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.
Almond, David. Heaven eyes.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

January and Mouse live in a children's home and often run away. But this time they might not be coming back. When they stumble across a disused factory they meet Grampa and Heaven Eyes, a mysterious girl who should have drowned at sea, a girl desperately searching for the family she has lost.
Almond, David. Skellig.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Michael's baby sister is ill, and the whole house is sick with her. While his parents spend time at the hospital, he explores their new home. In the old, derelict garage he finds something sinister; a strange creature, part owl, part angel. Is it something good or something evil? Contains swear words.
Anderson, Rachel. Warlands

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

No one really knew the true story of Uncle Ho's early life before he came to Amy's family. All they knew was that he was a Vietnamese orphan, born among the bombings and terrors of war. Amy's Granny says, "everyone needs to know the story of their life, even if it has to be invented". .

Arksey, Neil. Playing on the edge.

4 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

This futuristic thriller is set in a world where football has achieved total global domination. Two super leagues control the sport in Britain. Easy, a brilliant young footballer, has managed to escape from one of the super clubs and is on the run.

Barrett, Judi. Cloudy with a chance of meatballs.

Twin Vision, double sided, single line spacing.

Imagine if food fell from the sky like rain...wouldn't it be great? Or would it? This is what happened in the tiny town of Chewandswallow. In many ways it was much the same as any other small town, except for the weather...which came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes it rained soup and juice, or snowed mashed potatoes, once or twice it even blew up a storm of hamburgers. Life was pretty delicious in Chewandswallow...until the weather took a turn for the worse!
Bawden, Nina. Granny the Pag.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Catriona lives with Granny the Pag, a retired psychiatrist who rides a Harley Davidson and has nine cats and four dogs. This is the story of Catriona's fight to stay with Granny the Pag when various people, including her feckless show-biz parents, want to separate them.
Berkeley, Jon. The Palace of Laughter.

4 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

It tells the tale of an orphan named Miles Wednesday. Throughout the story, Miles meets many new people, some evil and some good. His first new friend is a tiger, who nearly kills him. The tiger tells Miles that he can "smell the circus in him". Ironically, a new circus comes to town. Miles sneaks in, and is shocked when a small girl nearly falls into midair, but then she flies to safety, and the crowd is thrilled. Miles meets this girl, who is really a Song Angel called Little. He rescues her from the wicked circus and its evil ringmaster. Miles and Little walk and encounter many adventures as they try to find a place called "The Palace of Laughter", which they find out is really an awful place to be.

Blackmore, Sara. The Bermuda Triangle.

1 volume. Single sided, double line spacing.

Describes the mysteries of the Bermuda triangle.

Blackmore, Sara. The Black Death.

1 volume. Single sided.

Describes the destruction caused by the Black Death.

Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

3 volumes, single sided, single line spacing

This novel is set in Berlin, 1942. When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance. But, Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than what meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different to his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences.


Branford, Henrietta. Spacebaby

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Imagine a baby with a brain rivalling Einstein's and the ability to talk, not only to humans but to animals as well. Of course, this is no ordinary baby. This is a baby sent from another world bringing a grave message: the Earth's gravitational pull is about to stop working.

Brown, Judy. Pandora, Pirate Princess.

1 volume, double sided, single line spacing

Portia the Pirate Princess and her crew of ladies-in-waiting are back to rescue another princess from a dull and boring marriage! This time it's Princess Pandora who needs their help. She's being forced to marry wimpy Prince Norman of Moronia, and she is trapped in a tower to stop her from running away. Embarking on a perilous mission to infiltrate the castle, Portia smuggles Pandora down to her workshop where she creates an ingenious invention for their escape! But Count Nasty is lying in wait for Portia, and he's determined to get revenge.

Brown, Marc. Arthur's computer disaster

Twin Vision, double sided, single line spacing

Arthur disobeys his mother by playing his favourite game on her computer, which leads to a lesson in taking responsibility for one's actions.

Brown, Marc. Arthur lost and found

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

To get to his swimming lesson, Arthur must take the bus on his own for the first time. His pal Buster comes along for moral support. The unknown is scary and their resolve is shaken by some urban-legendary gossip: "I heard about his guy who got on the bus, and it just kept going and going and going." Nevertheless, Arthur and Buster pluck up their courage and take the trip. Trouble ensues when they fall asleep, miss their stop, and become lost in a strange part of town. Although he is frightened, Arthur knows just what to do. A lesson in self-reliance and safety.
Burgess, Melvin. Tiger, tiger.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Lee Yung is willing to pay a fortune for the tigers of Malham Tiger Park. He is a very sick man and believes the bones and organs of the spirit tiger, Lila, can save his life. But the tiger is not so easy to kill. And as long as she lives she is dedicated to exterminating everyone who was involved in the massacre of her kind.
Castor, Harriet. Anne Frank.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing.

When Anne Frank is given a diary, she starts to write to her made-up friend, Kitty. Soon, Anne and her family are forced to hide from the Nazi Germans. Anne continues to write in her diary.

Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl.

4 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a brilliant criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's about to take on when he kidnaps a fairy – Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. Artemis thinks he's got the fairies just where he wants them; but these fairies are armed and dangerous.

Conlon-McKenna, Marita. In Deep Dark Wood.

5 volumes, single sided, single line spacing

The mysterious arrival of Bella Blackwell, 'The Bird Woman', to the village of Ballyglen disturbs the peace and quiet of the Murphy household next door. Granny Rose is suspicious of Bella, and Rory doesn't trust her, but ten-year-old Mia falls under the old woman's spell. Bella tells Mia of a faraway place, a world where dragons and giants and ancient magic still exists, and asks Mia to become her apprentice and learn the old ways. One dark night Mia disappears and Rory, determined to find his sister, follows her to a world he does not believe in. Riding the 'Shadow Hound', he journeys to a strange land of legendary creatures and terrible dangers. Bella uses all her powers to prevent the brother and sister finding each other, but Rory begins a brave quest to rescue his sister, break the strange enchantment that Bella has over her and find a way home.

Conlon-McKenna, Marita. Under the Hawthorn Tree.

2 volumes, single sided, single line spacing

Ireland in the 1840s is devastated by famine. When tragedy strikes their family, Eily, Michael and Peggy are left to fend for themselves. Starving and in danger of being sent to the workhouse, they escape. Their only hope is to find the great-aunts they have heard about in their mother's stories. With tremendous courage they set out on a journey that will test every reserve of strength, love and loyalty they possess.
Conroy, Don. The Anaconda from Drumcondra.

1 volume, single sided, single line spacing

Something fell off the back of a lorry. It wriggled and could talk. and as it turned out, it was looking for a home. Meet Al - better known as the "Anaconda from Drumcondra". Once you take him home, your life will never be the same again.
Cowell, Cressida. How to train your Viking by the Toothless Dragon.

1 volume, single sided, single line spacing

Told from Toothless' point of view, - we see our favorite old characters Fishlegs, Toothless, Camicazi in another adventure. It still has lots of humor, dread, scary creatures, and heroism.
Croft, Andy. Ronaldo.

1 volume, single sided.

Ronaldo is one of the best football players in the world. This book is about his life story. Livewire Real Lives series features personalities from sport, film and music, politics and history.
Croft, Andy. Michael Schumacher.

1 volume, single sided.

Schumacher is one of the most famous racing drivers in the world. This book is about his life story.
Croft, Andy. The FA Cup.

1 volume, single sided.

Information on the FA Cup.
Croft, Andy. The World Cup.

1 volume, single sided.

Information on the World Cup.

Cronin, Doreen. Giggle, giggle, quack.

Twin Vision, double sided, single line spacing

Farmer Brown is going on vacation. He asks his brother, Bob, to take care of the animals. "But keep on eye on Duck. He's trouble.".

Cross, Gillian. Tightrope.

4 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Eddie Beale looks after his friends, people say, as long as they entertain him. And when he takes notice of Ashley, she is happy to put on a show and be part of the excitement that surrounds him and his gang. Then she discovers that someone is stalking her and leaving ugly messages. Can Eddie help her? And if he does, what price will she have to pay?.

Cullimore, Stan. BJ the Dog.

3 volumes, single sided, double line spacing

BJ Dog is an alien who comes to visit Johnny Buckett and his mum and dad. He is also a dog. Dad is always getting into trouble...but now BJ has arrived.


Cullimore, Stan. King Grumpyguts.

1 Volume, single sided,

King Grumpyguts has everything he could ever ask for. He has his own wildlife park. He has a huge palace. But he is very unhappy. He's a Grumpyguts. Then he meets a small girl who teaches him how to be happy...he also meets a pirate!
Dahl, Roald. Fantastic Mr. Fox.

2 volumes, single sided, double line spacing

Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three farmers, were lying in wait outside Mr Fox's hole, each one determined to shoot, starve or dig out Mr Fox even if it took them forever. But Mr Fox's wife was right when she told the children, 'Your father is a fantastic fox! He has quite enough brains to fox much cleverer farmers than Boggis, Bunce and Bean!'
Dahl, Roald. George’s Marvellous Medicine.

1 volume, double sided, single line spacing

George's grandmother has the nastiest eating habits in the world. She's as frightening as a witch and as grumpy as a camel without a hump. When he can't stand this cantankerous old woman any longer, George decides to cure her nastiness once and for all. He concocts a very nasty medicine.

Dahl, Roald. Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Six of the best-known nursery tales, retold, with some.extremely surprising twists, by that master of the comic and the blood-curdling, Roald Dahl. If you thought you knew the stories of some of the most popular fairy tales, think again. Here are six of the best known, retold with more than a twist or two.

Dawson, Brianóg Brady. Granny’s Teeth.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

Where are granny's teeth? Actually, they're in Danny's schoolbag - where else!
Danny is up to NO GOOD, and he has to suffer dire consequences!

De Brunhoff Laurent. Babar's Little Circus Star.

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

Isabelle is upset because she's the smallest in the family. When the circus comes to town, the clowns observe her tumbling skills and ask her to star in a performance. Isabelle shines but after the performance, she realizes it's nice to be little sometimes too. Written in short sentences featuring simple words, this easy-to-read book should be popular


de Paola, Tomie. The popcorn book.

Twin Vision, double sided, single line spacing

Presents a variety of facts about popcorn and includes two recipes.
Deary, Terry. True UFO stories .

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

"Two people are kidnapped and used in horrific experiments by hideous, lizard-eyed aliens". "Strange beings descend in a beam of light to rescue a girl and her father." Is there intelligent life on other planets? Have beings from outer space ever visited earth? Whether or not you believe them, someone, somewhere at some time has sworn that the amazing stories in this book are true.
DiCamillo, Kate. Because of Winn-Dixie.

1 volume, double sided

One summer's day, ten-year-old Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries – and comes home with a dog. Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. He is big, skinny and smelly, but he has a winning smile and helps Opal to make lots of friends that summer.

Donkin, Andrew. Space stories that really happened.

1 volume, double sided

In this collection of real-life space adventures, the reader can find out about the first astronaut ever to set out into the unknown; what it's like to walk on the surface of the moon; and the terrifying journey of Apollo 13

Dowd, Siobhan. The London Eye mystery.

3 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

The facts seem simple enough. While their mothers have coffee, Ted and his older sister, Kat, and their cousin, Salim, wait in a queue to ride the London Eye, an observation wheel that allows those locked in the glass-and-steel capsules to see 25 miles in every direction. A stranger from the front of the line offers one free ticket, and since Salim is the visitor, stopping in London before moving with his mum to New York, he takes it. Ted and Kat see him enter the capsule and follow his ride, but to their shock, he doesn’t exit with his fellow riders.
Duffy, Carol Ann. Mean time.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and language amid the complexities of life. These are powerful poems of loss, betrayal and desire.
Fine, Anne. Bad dreams.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Despite her preference for books over friends, Melanie gradually becomes involved with a new classmate and is determined to find the reason for her strange behaviour.
Fine, Anne. A sudden puff of glittering smoke.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

The disgruntled genie who appears on her desk seems to be the answer to Jeanie's problems - whatever she wishes, he will command. But Jeanie quickly discovers that she and her genie have very different views of the world.

Fisk, Pauline. Sabrina Fludde.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

When Sabrina Fludde becomes conscious of her surroundings, she is struggling to get out of the flooded river Severn. What is she doing in the water? Who is she? Where can she go? This is a magical fantasy about a girl's journey through the centuries.

Gleitzman, Morris. Blabbermouth.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Hiding in cupboards is one way of dealing with your problems. Especially when you've just stuffed a frog into Darryn Peck's mouth. But Rowena Butts has a bigger problem. Her dad. How can she tell him that his shirts, and his singing voice, are wrecking her life? It's not easy - especially when you can't speak.
Gleitzman, Morris. Misery guts.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Keith is trying to cheer up his parents. But a pair of misery guts need more than a pot of Tropical Mango Hi-Gloss to make them happy. What they need really need, Keith decides, is to live in Paradise. Trouble is, Paradise is halfway round the world. Even Keith Shipley is stumped by that one. Almost.
Gleitzman, Morris. Puppy Fat.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Keith's worried. Can two single parents with saggy tummies, wobbly bottoms and dodgy legs ever find happiness? Not a chance, decides Keith, unless he can get them into shape. Just as well Tracy the mountaineer and Aunty Bev the beautician are arriving from Australia...
Gleitzman, Morris. Worry warts.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Going down a mine and digging up a fortune in precious opals is Keith's solution to his parents' problems. Stacks of money will make everything OK in their tropical paradise, and save them from being permanent worry warts. Won't it?.
Goldsmith, Evelyn. Collins primary dictionary.

5 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

This dictionary contains over 3000 alphabetically organized and defined words. Practical tips on how to use this first dictionary for children are included.

Hackett, John. The magic tooth: A tooth fairy.

1 volume. single sided

A tooth fairy story which includes an ABC guide to story and ABC guide for childrenlooking after your teeth for children.

Hathorn, Libby. Way home.

This story features Shane, who lives rough on the streets of an Australian city. One night he comes across a lost kitten which he puts inside his jacket. He takes the kitten "home" and, amidst poverty and squalor, forms a friendship with the stray animal.


Henkes, Kevin. Grandpa & Bo.

Twin Vision, single sided, single line spacing

Young Bo spends the summer with his grandfather in the country and has a wonderful time.
Higson, Charles, Bloodfever.

7 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

Following his adventures in the Scottish Highlands, James Bond is back at Eton, where he has joined the risk-taking Danger Society. Summer vacation is on the horizon and James is looking forward to the school trip to the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia, and the opportunity to spend some time with his reclusive cousin Victor. But all is not as it appears. James soon discovers that the seemingly peaceful island harbors some strange secrets. Before long, Victor’s house has been ransacked and important pieces of artwork have been stolen. James learns that the Millennaria -- a ruthless Roman society long thought to be extinguished -- is still active. He suspects the impetuous millionaire Count Ugo Carnifex may be behind it. But one of his teachers has been acting strangely as well . As a young girl’s life hangs in the balance, it’s up to James to uncover an intricate conspiracy that will take him head-to-head with enemies more ruthless than he could have ever imagined.
Hoffman, Mary - commissioned by the Library Association.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

This anthology features stories taking libraries as a starting point but developing in very different directions. There are 11 stories, in genres ranging from fantasy to romance, witchcraft to piracy.

Iseard, Marian. The Secret of the Egyptians.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

The secrets of the Egyptians have kept people enthralled for hundreds of years. Why did the Egyptians mummify their dead and how did they build the pyramids? Read this book to find out more.

Jarman, Julia. Hangman.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 spacing

Toby's heart sinks when he hears that Danny Lamb is coming to Lindley High School. Danny will expect to be Toby's friend and Toby does not want that again. Danny is different - that is the trouble. He would destroy Danny's street cred. Then, on a school trip, a harmless game goes dreadfully wrong.
Kimpton, Diana. Horse stories that really happened.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

This book contains real stories about horses, including the two brave horses who saved lives in a shipwreck, or how one special boy tamed the first famous horse in history or a wild foal's desperate fight for survival. Seven true stories plus lots of horse and pony facts. .
King-Smith, Dick. The fox busters.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

The Foxearth fowls have a tradition of battling with the crafty foxes whose cunning is hard to outwit. Then the bold rooster fathers three exceptional chicks -Ransome, Sims and Jeffries - who fly faster, higher and further than any chicken has ever done before. They are the Fox Busters. .
King-Smith, Dick. The magic carpet slippers.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

When 75-year old Percy Sloggett's battered old slippers are replaced, it is a surprise to discover that the new pair are magic. They make him feel years younger and also make him strong and clever. When they enable him to leap across the road to prevent an accident, they become life-savers as well.

Korman, Gordon. Chasing the Falconers.

2 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

Your parents are in jail for life. There's one piece of evidence that might save them, but it's hundreds of miles away. You're trapped on a prison farm in the middle of nowhere, and there are people out there who want you dead.

Korman, Gordon. The Fugitive Factor.

2 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

Can you call it paranoia when everyone really is out to get you? Your parents are in jail. You're on the run. But being a fugitive can't be that bad when you're holed up in a luxury hotel. Until your story hits the national news.
Korman, Gordon. Undercover in the Underworld.

2 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

Who can you trust? There's one man who holds the key to your parents' freedom, but he's on the other side of the country, and the FBI are close behind you. You need help - badly. But will your new "friends" back you up or sell you out?
Lavelle, Shelia. Clever Dog Webster.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

Webster saves the day again, but isn't he just a bit too clever? Nobody takes any notice of Webster when he tries to help out. He is not just a stupid old dog after all.
Leigh, Peter. The Bad Gang.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

Bosh, Ash, Daz and Ed are the Bad Gang. They want to be bad. They want to be cool. They want to rob a bank. Find out what happens when they try to put their plan into action. Livewire Plays series features exciting adventures, gripping drama and comic encounters. It provides stimulating reading materials with a teenage/adult interest level for those with reading ages below ten or for adult students learning English as a foreign language.

Lingard, Joan. Lizzie's leaving.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Lizzie jumps at the chance to leave her mother's chaotic household to start a new life with her father. But things aren't as wonderful as they first appear, as Lizzie quickly finds out.

London, Jonathan. Froggy gets dressed.

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.

London, Jonathan. Let’s Go Froggy.

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

Froggy and his father prepare for a bike outing and picnic. Froggy says, "'I don't know where it is!'" about each item, and his father replies, "'It's wherever you left it!'" After much searching, complete with sound effects, the pair are too hungry to proceed, so they have their picnic on the patio, and then set off on their bicycles. Rich with opportunities for audience participation, Let's Go, Froggy! should be a story-time favorite with innumerable theme possibilities.
Ezra, Mark. The Bumbles.

Volume 1. Single sided, double line spacing.

The Bumbles moved in next door to Sam and his family over a month ago. From the day that Pa Bumble left his rusty old van right outside their house, it seemed certain that there was going to be trouble.
Marshall, James. The three little pigs.

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

The classic fairy tale is retold with a modern-day twist as the three little pigs settle into their new houses--one of straw, one of sticks and one of bricks--and find themselves threatened by a hungry, mean wolf.
May, Paul. Nice one Smithy!

1 volume, double sided,

Fizz and her mates at Hillside Primary love playing football - but the school team's first match is against the Church Street gang mean, nasty and horrible – and that's how they play their football too. That's when their teacher decides Smithy gets the job of goalkeeper – a position Smithy hates.
Mayer, Gina and Mercer. Just me in the tub. Twin Vision

Taking a bath is a big job. Little Critter has a mountain of tub toys to remember, stuffed animals to line up so they can watch, bubble bath to pour, a floor to flood, and so much more. What will Little Critter find at the end of his huge effort? A dry and cozy finale.

Mayer, Mercer. All by myself. Twin Vision

All the many things a young child can do independently are demonstrated, tying shoes, riding bike, kicking ball, but there is one thing one cannot do alone.

McCain, Becky Ray. Grandmother's dreamcatcher. Twin Vision

While spending a week with her grandmother who, like her, is a Chippewa Indian, Kimmy learns to make a dreamcatcher, which allows the sleeper to have only sweet dreams.


McCaughrean, Geraldine. Blue Moo.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing

Blue Moo, the cow, is miserable but when she tries to cheer herself up everyone is not so pleased!
Mc Naughton, Colin. Boo!

Twin Vision, single sided, single spacing

Through the dark, dark streets of the dark, dark town, Preston (the Masked Avenger) sneaks! Preston is slinking through the shadows yelling, 'Boo!' at his unsuspecting victims. There are complaints from all over town. But when the greatest villain in the universe -- his dad -- catches him, Preston is in big trouble!
Morley, Sarah. Windows XP explained: A guide.

3 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

This book describes Microsoft Windows XP for blind for blind and visually impairedand visually impaired computer users, enabling them to users / .take full advantage of this new version of windows when using it with assistive technology. Separate book with tactile diagrams accompanies this book.
Morpurgo, Michael. Black queen.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

The "Black Queen" is what Billy calls his shadowy next-door neighbour. She always wears a black cloak and a wide-brimmed hat. She lurks about her garden, alone except for her black cat. Scarily for Billy, the Black Queen befriends him and asks him to look after her cat while she is away.

Morpurgo, Michael. Kensuke's kingdom.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Washed up on a desert island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. He can't find food or water and lies down to die. When he wakes up there is a plate of fish and fruit and a bowl of fresh water beside him and he realises he is not alone on the island after all...

Naidoo, Beverley. The other side of truth.

4 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Twelve-year-old Sade and her brother Femi have to flee Nigeria when their mother is killed and their father won't stop criticizing the military rulers. The woman paid to bring them to London as her children abandons them and they are alone in a new, often hostile environment.
Parish, Peggy. Amelia Bedelia.

Twin Vision, double sided, single spacing

A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
Paulsen, Gary. Nightjohn.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Sarny, a twelve year old slave girl at the Waller plantation first sees Nightjohn shackled and naked, his body riddled with scars. A new field hand with a thirst for knowledge and freedom, he risks everything to teach Sarny and the others to read. In this brutal world of cruelty and human misery the price they have to pay is a high one.
Paulsen, Gary. Sarny.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

There's danger in the air at the Waller plantation. For Sarny, it started with her friend Nightjohn - with learning to read. And now there's the irresistible scent of change. The brutal world of slavery is beginning to crumble - into violence and war. But Sarny is on a journey to freedom and nothing can hold her back.

Pratchett, Terry. The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Maurice has survived four years on the toughest streets of Discworld. He reckons that rats are dumb, but he's smart enough to realize that there's a new kind of rat around - rats who can talk. This smart cat gets his own "plague of rats" and a Pied Piper, but are there any ordinary rats left? Maurice, a streetwise tomcat, has the perfect money-making scam. He's found a stupid-looking kid who plays a pipe, and he has his own very plague of rats - rats who are strangely educated, so Maurice can no longer thin

Rey, H.A. Curious George.

Twin Vision, double sided, single spacing

The adventures of the ingenious little monkey who left the jungle to live with the man in the yellow hat.
Rey, Margaret and H.A. Rey. Curious George goes camping.

Twin Vision, double sided, single spacing

George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighbouring camper, he is chased into the woods and gets lost. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George into a chain of outrageous events that allows him to find a way to be helpful after all.
Reynolds, Peter H Vashti. The dot.

Grade 1 Adapted, Single sided, double line spacing.

Just make a mark and see where it takes you. Vashti says she can't draw, but her teacher thinks she can. She knows there's creative spirit in everyone, and encourages Vashti to sign the angry dot she makes in frustration on a piece of paper. This act makes Vashti begin to perceive herself differently, and see that where there's a dot there's a way...
RNIB. Braille for infants: A pre-school and infant reading scheme - Teachers handbook: Double sided

This reading scheme has been complied by a group of teachers from six schools for blind children in Britain. The aim of the guidelines is to provide suggestions for developing those skills which a child needs to acquire in readiness for reading braille.

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets. Book 2

6 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and is immersed in the daily round of Potions, Herbology, Charms, Defence Against the Dark Arts, and Quidditch. But then horrible things start happening. Harry hears evil voices, and sinister messages appear on the wall. Nothing can prepare Harry and his friends for what happens next.

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Book 7

11 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

A spectacular finish to a phenomenal series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a bittersweet read for fans. The journey is hard, filled with events both tragic and triumphant, the battlefield littered with the bodies of the dearest and despised, but the final chapter is as brilliant and blinding as a phoenix's flame, and fans and sceptics alike will emerge from the confines of the story with full but heavy hearts, giddy and grateful for the experience.
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the goblet of fire. Book 4

12 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Harry Potter wakes up with his scar burning and can't stop worrying about this until Ron's timely invitation to the Quidditch World Cup. Something horrible happens at the match which casts a shadow over everyone.
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the half-blood prince. Book 6

10 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince moves the series into murkier waters and marks the arrival of Rowling onto the adult literary scene. While she has long been praised for her cleverness and wit, the strength of Book 6 lies in her subtle development of key characters, as well as her carefully nuanced depiction of a community at war. In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, no one and nothing is safe, including preconceived notions of good and evil and of right and wrong.

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone. Book 1

5 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Harry Potter had lived with his aunt, uncle and cousin .for ten miserable years, in a cupboard under the stairs. He had been with them ever since his parents were killed in a car crash. When he was younger, Harry dreamed of being rescued but nothing happened – until he is rescued by an owl and taken to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he becomes a wizard. Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy – until he is rescued by an owl, taken to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, learns to practice magic.

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Book 3

7 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Harry Potter is a wizard in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The atmosphere at Hogwarts is tense. The sinister prison guards of Azkaban have been called in to guard the school and Harry, Ron and Hermione soon discover why wizards live in fear of Azkaban.
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix. Book 5

16 volumes, double sided, single line spacing.

Dumbledore lowered his hands and surveyed Harry through his half-moon glasses. "It is time," he said, "for me to tell you what I should have told you five years ago, Harry. Please sit down. I am going to tell you everything.".

Rylant, Cynthia. Henry & Mudge under the yellow moon.

Twin Vision, double sided, single line spacing

In the autumn Henry and his big dog Mudge watch the leaves turn, meet with some Halloween spooks and share Thanksgiving dinner.

Shan, Darren. Koyansan: The spirits are waiting.

1 volume, double sided, single line spacing.

The boys and girls in the graveyard were shouting, but Koyasan no longer heard them. The world had become a wide, grey void. She could hear deep rasping sounds, the breath of creatures which had been human once, but weren't any more...All of the children like to play in the graveyard, except Koyasan, who is too afraid to cross the bridge to play. But when her sister's soul is stolen, she must find the courage to enter a realm of evil, where she knows the spirits are waiting...

Simon, Francesca. Horrid Henry.

1 volume, double sided, single line spacing.

Horrible Henry causes his brother Perfect Peter all sorts of problems when he behaves properly for a change, upstages Peter at a dance recital, plays pirates, and goes on a camping trip.

Simon, Francesca. Horrid Henry and the secret club.

1 volume, double sided, single line spacing.

Yet again he is out to cause trouble but this time Perfect Peter has other ideas. Why doesn't anyone notice when Peter is being horrid? A naughty tale of fun and wickedness.
Simon, Francesca. Horrid Henry tricks the tooth fairy.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

Henry is up to his horrid tricks again. He tries - and fails .- to trick the tooth fairy, "breaks in" his new teacher, rids his family of an unwelcome houseguest, and single-handedly creates havoc at Cousin Polly's wedding. Henry is up to his horrid tricks again. He tries, and fails, to trick the tooth fairy, rids his family of an unwelcome houseguest and single-handedly creates havoc at Cousin Polly's wedding.
Strachan, Ian. Which way is home?

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

When Toby is told that he is to be fostered, he remembers his dying mother's words: "You've got to make the right choices, yourself. Remember Toby, it's your life". He runs away from the Children's Home and somehow manages to sample three of the potential foster families. If only families were like sweets and he could pick-and-mix the perfect combination. How will he decide?.
Tolkien, J. R. R. The hobbit: or There and back again.

6 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves, Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.

Tomlinson, Jill. The Owl who was afraid of the dark.

1 volume, single sided, single line spacing.

Plop is exactly the same as every baby barn owl that has ever been - except for one thing. Plop is afraid of the dark. His parents keep telling him that dark is best, but it's no use. Plop just wants to be out of the nest to ask other people what they think of the dark, and Plop is amazed at their replies...

Tompert, Ann. Will you come back for me?

Twin Vision, single sided, double line spacing

Four-year-old Suki is worried about being left in day care for the first time until her mother reassures her that she loves her and will always return for her.
Townson, Hazel. Boy missing!

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

Returning from boarding school for the holidays, Jeremy expects to be met at the station as usual by the family Rolls - but no car turns up. Instead a girl appears announcing that the car has broken down near her house. Jeremy goes off with her to find it, but discovers he has walked into a trap and is about to be kidnapped. This is just the first of many shocks which makes this a day he will never forget.
Townson, Hazel. Trouble on the train.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

On a train trip to a Manchester museum, Lenny overhears a sinister-sounding conversation. Has he stumbled across a plot to blow up the train? He tries to pass on a warning, but nobody will believe him. So he and Jake take matters into their own hands, ending up in a life-threatening situation from which they will have to be rescued by a girl!.
Trapani, Iza. The itsy bitsy spider. Twin Vision

The itsy bitsy spider encounters a fan, a mouse, a cat and a rocking chair as she makes her way to the top of a tree to spin her web.


Tucker, Kathy. Do cowboys ride bikes?

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

If you've ever wanted to be a cowboy, this book is for you. You can learn just how to dress, what to eat and how to catch rustlers. And of course, you'll find out why cowboys hardly ever have time to ride their bikes.

Turska, Krystyn. The woodcutters duck.

Twin vision, double line spacing, single line spacing

When Bartek the woodcutter saves the King of the Frogs in this Polish folk tale, his kindness is rewarded with the ability to summon storms. But what use does a simple woodcutter have for wild winds and rain? Quite a bit, as Bartek discovers when his beloved pet duck is threatened...

Tyldesley, Joyce A. The mummy: Unwrap the ancient secrets of the mummies.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing.

"The mummy" explores every aspect of the tombs /mythological and cultural background of mummification .- the religion and rituals, the myths of Osiris and Isis and the cult of the Pharaohs.
Ure, Jean. Horrible Baby.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing.

Everybody loved Sophie's new sister except for Sophie who thought it was smelly, bald, red-faced and ugly. What Sophie didn't realise was that it was even worse being a baby!!
Ure, Jean. Jug Ears.

1 volume, single sided, double line spacing.

Nicky Edwards had sticking-out ears. He came from a family that had sticking-out ears. Nicky was teased at school, but then came the day that the other children saw how useful big ears can be!
Ure, Jean. A twist in time.

2 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

This novel tells the story of a young girl who encounters a ghost in her foster home. Instead of being afraid of her discovery, Cosy Walker finds the ghost comforting and the two develop a mysterious relationship.
Van Allsburg, Chris. The polar express.

Twin Vision, double sided, double line spacing

A magical train ride on christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.
Walsh, Gez. The spot on my bum.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

In these poems Gez Walsh presents his warped view on life and what it means to have a smelly grandad and a spotty bum on the eve of a new millennium. If you've ever pruned grandpa or got your toe stuck in the bathtap, read on...

Wilson, Jacqueline. Connie and the Water Babies.

2 volumes, single sided, single line spacing

Gran is in a tizz about her video recorder. Mum is frightened of a baby gerbil. And Dad is terrified of the dentist! Connie doesn't have any of these fears. But she does have one phobia... Connie is scared of water. And what's worse, her twin baby brother and sister love it! Can a special magic cure Connie of her problem once and for all?

Wilson, Jacqueline. My Sister Jodie.

7 volumes, double sided, single line spacing

Pearl and Jodie are sisters. Pearl is the quiet, cautious, studious younger sister. Jodie is bold and brash and bad - but Pearl adores her anyway. When their parents get new jobs as the cook and caretaker at a fusty old boarding school, the girls have to move there and spend their summer holidays in the school with just a few children and staff for company. And when they arrive, things start to change.

Wilson, Jacqueline. The mum-minder.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Sadie quite likes her mum being a childminder. But there's a chaotic half-term in store for Sadie when her mum falls ill with the flu. Now Sadie has to help with looking after all the babies and be a mum-minder!.
Wilson, Jacqueline. Sleepovers.

1 volume, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Daisy is the new girl at school. Most of the class are friendly, except for stuck-up Chloe. Having Chloe for a friend is hard work, but having her as an enemy would be far worse. Chloe issues a sleepover challenge, but will Daisy take part? If she does she'll have to introduce them to her sister. At her new school, Daisy realises that having Chloe as a friend is hard work. When Chloe issues the sleepover challenge Daisy wants to take part but is afraid because anyone visiting her house will have to meet Lil
Wilson, Jacqueline. Vicky Angel.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

Jade is so used to being with and agreeing with Vicky, her best friend, that when a tragic accident occurs, she can hardly believe that Vicky's no longer there. But Vicky is not going to let being dead stop her from enjoying life to the full. Wherever Jade is, Vicky makes her presence felt.
Wooding, Chris. Crashing.

3 volumes, double sided, 1.5 line spacing

"So here it was - the party to mark the beginning of summer. But friends were rapidly turning into enemies. The local mob of street-thug wannabees had declared virtual war on me. And looming over it all was the ghostly spectre of the Zone, the derelict estate haunted by stoners, psychos and freaks, calling me back one last time. Now I just needed to get my friends on board".


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