Patterns Library Series. First Reader Level [braille]

Kit, Learning

Accession Number: 2019.9.10a-x

Summary/Description: The First Reader Level is the third sequential level in the Patterns Library Series of beginning library books for braille readers. Eleanor Pester, project director; Eddy Jo Bradley, editorial director. This level includes 23 books, some written for the series and the others published with permission of the original publishers. Each book is two-sided embossed in double-spaced lines of braille. Includes a "Notes for Teachers" guide, in standard print, containing summaries of the books, and vocabulary lists and suggested activities. Books (copyright 1984) and guide (copyright 1983; 1987 on title page) are paperbacks with yellow covers saddle-stitched along the fold. Raised-line tactile graphics are in some of the books. APH catalog number: 6-78320-00. List of books: The ABC Zoo / Irma Corcoran A Bad Time with Rime Beef Stew / Barbara Brenner The Big Move Big People are Funny / Lilian Moore The Day Our TV Broke Down / Betty Ren Wright Duckling Five / Lilian Moore Fingertips, The Story of Stevie Wonder Henny Penny Junk Day on Juniper Street / Lilian Moore Magnets / Illa Podendorf Make It! Play It! The Mystery of the Boy Next Door / Elizabeth Rider Montgomery No Cook Cookbook No Go the Donkey / Lilian Moore Snowman For Sale / Donna Lugg Pape Sounds All Around You The Super Cell Twins The Turtle Picnic and Other Stories / Terry Berger Two of Everything Two Smart Kids Where and When Wonder Boy and the Boom Boom Books: .9a-w; Teacher's guide: .9x

Author: Pester, Eleanor

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: The First Reader Level of the Patterns Library Series was first made available for purchase from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) in November 1984.The Patterns Library Series was designed to supplement Patterns: The Primary Braille Reading Program, with books that corresponded in level content, color, and size to those in the reading program. This kit was transferred in 2019 to the Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) from the APH Research Department, where it had been stored with project materials of Eleanor Pester.

Credit Line: APH Transfer, 2019.9

Publisher: American Printing House for the Blind

Publisher Place: Louisville, KY

Publish Date: 1984

Subjects: Braille Readers (Books) Reading

Physical Description: 1 kit: 23 volumes of braille : tactile graphics ; 11 x 11.75 inches + 1 teacher's guide (23 pages)