The Resource A blind guide to Stinkville, Beth Vrabel, (electronic resource)

A blind guide to Stinkville, Beth Vrabel, (electronic resource)

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A blind guide to Stinkville
Title
A blind guide to Stinkville
Statement of responsibility
Beth Vrabel
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Language
eng
Summary
Before Stinkville, Alice didn't think albinism-or the blindness that goes with it-was a big deal. Sure, she uses a magnifier to read books. And a cane keeps her from bruising her hips on tables. Putting on sunscreen and always wearing a hat are just part of life. But life has always been like this for Alice. Until Stinkville. For the first time in her life, Alice feels different-like she's at a disadvantage. Back in her old neighborhood in Seattle, everyone knew Alice, and Alice knew her way around. In Stinkville, Alice finds herself floundering-she can't even get to the library on her own. But when her parents start looking into schools for the blind, Alice takes a stand. She's going to show them-and herself-that blindness is just a part of who she is, not all that she can be. To prove it, Alice enters the Stinkville Success Stories essay contest. No one, not even her new friend Kerica, believes she can scout out her new town's stories and write the essay by herself. The funny thing is, as Alice confronts her own blindness, everyone else seems to see her for the first time. This is a stirring small-town story that explores many different issues-albinism, blindness, depression, dyslexia, growing old, and more-with a light touch and lots of heart. Beth Vrabel's characters are complicated and messy, but they come together in a story about the strength of community and friendship. This paperback edition includes a Q&A with the author and a sneak peek at the upcoming The Blind Guide to Normal
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Midwest
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Vrabel, Beth
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Albinos and albinism
  • Blind
  • People with disabilities
  • Self-reliance
  • Moving, Household
  • City and town life
  • Electronic books
  • South Carolina
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A blind guide to Stinkville, Beth Vrabel, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510703841
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12352118
Publisher number
MWT12352118
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A blind guide to Stinkville, Beth Vrabel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510703841
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12352118
Publisher number
MWT12352118
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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