My Senator and Me [Print/Braille]


Accession Number: 2016.3.1

Subtitle: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

Summary/Description: Splash, the pet dog of U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, accompanies the senator to the office and describes their typical work day on Capitol Hill. For grades K-3. Uncontracted, interpoint braille is embossed in double-spaced lines on transparent, overlay sheets interleaved with standard print pages that feature colorful illustrations (not raised). Color-illustrated hardcover of laminated paper over boards; twin-loop binding; clear braille label on front at top left; black-cloth ribbon bookmark. Back cover features a photo of Kennedy holding a ball as Splash jumps up for it on a grassy area outside of the Capitol that is visible in the background. Book is signed by the author on the red, front-free endpaper, at left and just below center of sheet, in black ink: "Ted Kennedy." To the right of the signature is a black ink-stamp of a paw with "Splash Kennedy" beneath it.

Author: Kennedy, Edward M.

Collection: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection

Publisher: [reproduced from] Scholastic Press

Publisher Place: New York

Publish Date: c2006

Subjects: Books for children Legislators United States. Congress

Physical Description: 1 v. of print/braille (unnumbered print; 53 p. of braille): col. ill. ; 12.5 x 9.75 in.