To order any of these titles, contact the library by email, mail, or phone. You may also request these titles online through our catalog. Identification numbers for braille books begin with BR, large print books begin with LP, and audiobooks begin with DB. All audiobooks and selected braille books are linked to the Braille and Audio Reading Download site (BARD) for downloading. Happy Reading!
Preschool to Grade 2
Animal Babies on the Farm by Kingfisher Books
Using the picture and word clues, can you guess the baby animal and its mommy? Find some of your favorite farm animals! 2005. LP 2190.
Animal Kisses by Barney Saltzberg
A touch and feel book introducing words which name textures associated with various animals such as scratchy cat, velvety cow, and rubbery fish. Print/Braille board book. 2008. BR 51708.
Are You My Mommy? by Mae Brown
The adventures of a baby duckling searching for its mother. Illustrated by Rebecca Elliott. Print/braille. 2010. BR 52001.
Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Animals Book by Stella Baggott
Babies will love sharing this book with you. The high contrast illustrations and touchy-feely patches are especially designed to appeal to the very young. 2010. BR 52077.
Baby's Very First Touchy-Feely Book by Stella Baggott
High contrast illustrations and touchy-feely patches are specially designed to appeal to the very young. Designed by Katrina Fearn. Print/braille. 2009. BR 51991.
Biscuit's Pet and Play Christmas by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Warm up with a woolly sweater and cozy up to Santa's fluffy beard as you join Biscuit in this Christmas touch-and-feel. Watercolors by Mary O'Keefe Young. Print/braille. 2006. BR 51995.
Cuddly Baby by Fiona Watt
Babies cuddle various animals and a blanket. Print/Uncontracted Braille board book. 2006. BR 51741.
Hey, Diddle, Diddle by Geo Ham
The familiar nursery rhyme. Print/Braille board book. 2006. BR 51758.
Jungle Animals by DK Publishing, Inc.
From hairy orangutans to scaly snakes, there are all sorts of textures to explore in this safe, sturdy book that encourages preschool learning. A DK Touch and Feel book. Print/braille book. 2012. BR 52123.
Just Like Mommy by Cecilia Johansson
Baby animals enjoy playing and try to act like their mothers. Print/Braille board book. 2006. BR 51740.
Little Feet Love by Piggy Toes Press
Adorable tiny tootsies walk across fresh green grass, cuddle up to a soft blanket, crunch in fall leaves and more! Print/braille. 2009. BR 52023.
Pat-a-Cake by Jill McDonald
A pig makes a cake in this version of the familiar children's rhyme. Print/Braille board book. 2006. BR 51751.
Pets by DK Publishing, Inc.
From silky dogs to sparkling goldfish, there are all sorts of textures to explore in this safe, sturdy book that encourages preschool learning. A DK Touch and Feel book. Print/braille book. 2012. BR 52122.
Sadie Can Count: A Multi-Sensory Book by Ann Cunningham
Sadie explores her world. Inside her house she finds four things. Outdoors she finds more, including her mother's lost keys! When she puts the keys away in a drawer, she finds lots of other things. Now Sadie can count to ten. PRINT/BRAILLE. 2006. BR 18010.
That's Not My Monster…Its Nose Is Too Bobbly by Fiona Watt
A little mouse searches for his monster based on the textures of his eyebrows, spikes, paws, horns, and ears. Print/Uncontracted Braille. 2008. BR 51709.
That's Not My Snowman…His Hat is Too Soft by Fiona Watt
A mouse searches for its snowman. Print/braille board book. Illustrated by Rachel Wells. 2006. BR 52061.
Wake Up, Little Ones by Piggy Toes Press
How do mama and papa farm animals wake up their little ones? Touch and feel the baby animals in this sweet good morning tale and find out. Illustrated by Melanie Mitchell. Designed by Arlene LeFebre. Print/braille. 2009. BR 51980.
Where Is Love, Biscuit? by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Discover all the wonderful places where love can be found in this delightful touch-and-feel adventure! Print/braille. 2009. BR 51994.
Who Do You Love? A Touch and Feel Book by Margaret Wang
Several bear families show their love in this story. Print/Braille. 2006. BR 51734.
Kindergarten to Grade 3
Accepting Others as They Are: "Travis and the Dragon" by Trenna Daniells
Boo the Dragon wants to be friends with all the children, but they are frightened of him. Along with a boy named Travis, Boo learns how to accept others and not expect them to be the way you want them to be. A book about self-esteem. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 51488.
All Things Change: "Maylene the Mermaid" by Trenna Daniells
Maylene the Mermaid learns that life doesn't always stay the same. Change is sometimes good. A book about self-esteem. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 51487.
Be True To Yourself: "I Don't Want To Be A Lion Anymore!" by Trenna Daniells
Lionel the Lion is tired of having to keep the kingdom in order, so he tries being different animals, such as a giraffe, elephant, and monkey. But he realizes that he is best at being a lion, the king of beasts, and has to be true to himself. A book about self-esteem. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 51486.
Curious George at the Park by Margret Rey
Explore the park with Curious George. There are so many fun things to touch and feel! Curious George series. Print/braille. 2010. BR 52056.
Don't Blame Others: "Timothy Chicken Learns to Lead" by Trenna Daniells
Timothy Chicken learns that it's always better to admit when he is wrong and to look for the right answers to his problems from within himself. A book about self-esteem. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 51485.
Feely Bugs: To Touch and Feel by David Carter
Fuzzy bugs, feathery bugs, lacy bugs, and leathery bugs are among the tempting textures that kids of all ages will want to identify (and play with.) Print/braille. 1995. BR 50366.
It's OK To Be Different: "Olliver's Adventures on Monkey Island" by Trenna Daniells
Everyone thought Olliver Monkey was different and they couldn't understand why he would rather read than swing in the trees. But Olliver was proud of being different and ends up helping everyone out. A book about self-esteem. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 51490.
Let's Learn Shapes with Shapely-Cal by Shirley Knight
This book can be used to teach shapes, sizes, colors, counting, and geometry as well as enhance pre-braille readiness skills. Print/braille. 1997. BR 50346.
No More Nightmares: The Keeper of the Dreams by Trenna Daniells
Michael is afraid of going to sleep after having many scary dreams. His friend, Jennifer, helps him on a journey to the castle of the Keeper of the Dreams, where a wizard shows Michael he has the power to control his own dreams and make them happy. A book about self-esteem. Written in grade 1 Braille. Print/braille book with pictures. 1991. BR 50253.
Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt
This little book features many experiences for young children. Readers can pat the soft bunny, feel Daddy's scratchy face, and put a finger through Mommy's ring, just as Judy and Paul do in the story. Grade 1 braille. Print/braille book. 1940. BR 50611.
Taking the Problem Out of Bedtime: "Cody Caterpillar Turns Over A New Leaf" by Trenna Daniells
Cody Caterpillar hates going to bed but he is so tired during the day he gets in trouble at school and home. With Barney Rabbit, Cody learns a big lesson about himself. Print/braille with no pictures. 1991. BR 51489.
When Jokes Aren't Fun: The Hyena Who Teased Too Much by Trenna Daniells
A young elephant named Taabu learns the difference between teasing and joking. He is told a story about a mischievous hyena, whose plans to make fun of the other animals backfire. Teaches guidelines and self-esteem. Grade 1 braille. Print/braille book with no pictures. 1991. BR 50252.
Grades 3 to 6
The Iditarod: The Greatest Win Ever by Monica Devine
While racing her dogs in the Iditarod, Kara proves that the greatest win is something other than having her team come in first. (Also includes Tactile Map). 1997. BR 50899.
Tractors by Herbert Spencer Zim and James R. Skelly
Describes two basic kinds of tractors--crawlers and wheeled tractors--and surveys their uses. 1975. BR 2518.
Grades 4 to 7
Cool as a Cucumber, Hot as a Pepper: Fruit Vegetables by Meredith Sayles Hughes
Discusses the history and uses of plants that are normally thought of as vegetables but share some of the traits of fruits, such as tomatoes, eggplants, avocados, cucumbers, peppers, squash, and breadfruit. Includes recipes. 1999. BR 12790.
Here Are the Mammals! by Harry Schuchman
Includes one page descriptions of various mammals from camels to rhinoceroses, along with raised line drawings of each. Print Braille. 1993. BR 50110.
Stinky and Stringy: Stem and Bulb Vegetables by Meredith Sayles Hughes
Describes historical origins, uses, and growing requirements of four bulb vegetables (garlic, onions, shallots, and leeks) and three stem vegetables (celery, asparagus, and rhubarb). Includes recipes. 1999. BR 12787.
Touch the Invisible Sky: A Multi-Wavelength Braille Book Featuring Tactile NASA Images by Noreen Grice
Discusses the Sun, the star Eta Carinae, the Crab nebula, the Kepler Supernova remnant, and the Whirlpool and Antennae galaxies. Describes the Chandra X-ray telescope and the Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, which captured images of these celestial objects. Includes tactile photographs. PRINT/BRAILLE. 2007. BR 18011.
Touch the Sun: A NASA Braille Book by Noreen Grice
Astronomy teacher describes the Earth's closest star--the sun--and explains its layers, prominences, magnetic field lines, sunspots, and motion. Includes embossed shapes representing different views of the sun. PRINT/BRAILLE. 2005. BR 17022.
Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book by Noreen Grice
Highlights the journey of the Hubble Space Telescope and combines photographs taken by the telescope in outer space with embossed shapes that represent astronomical objects such as planets, nebulae, and stars. PRINT/BRAILLE. 2002. BR 17021.
Grades 6 to 9
Touch the Stars by Noreen Grice
Description and special illustrations designed to permit enjoyment of astronomy by the visually impaired. Includes information on constellations, planets, lunar phases, early astronomers, solar system, comets, stellar evolutions, and galaxies. Print/braille book. 1998. BR 50440.
The Boys' Third Book of Radio and Electronics by Alfred Powell Morgan
An advanced manual on electronics which includes information on the nature of electricity, electronic circuits, transistors, and electromagnetic waves. Contains instructions for building and operating radio receivers, a portable record player, a toy electronic organ, a hi-fi sound system, and a home intercom system. 1962. BR 520.