Mirror, mirror on the wall: the diary of Bess Brennan

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Publisher:
Scholastic,
Pub. Date:
2002.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 4
Lexile measure:
910L
Description
Blinded after a terrible accident, Bess must learn to overcome her disability with the help of new friends and skills at the Perkins School for the Blind, in the wake of America's Great Depression. After Bess Brennan is blinded in a sledding accident, she must face a frightening, much-altered world. Confronted with a new set of obstacles, Bess manages to overcome her disability with the help of her new friends at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, where she also learns how to read braille. Her twin sister, Elin, assists her with recording daily events in her diary and contributes entries of her own. Set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, Bess's story will inspire all readers to be strong in the face of hardship.
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ISBN:
9780439194464
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
910L
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subject_facet Blind -- Juvenile fiction, Diaries -- Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind -- Juvenile fiction, Twins -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- 1919-1933 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Mirror, mirror on the wall : the diary of Bess Brennan
title_full Mirror, mirror on the wall : the diary of Bess Brennan / by Barry Denenberg
title_short Mirror, mirror on the wall :
title_sub the diary of Bess Brennan
topic_facet Blind, Diaries, History, People with disabilities, Twins