Braille Books in the Library

The Canton Public Library has a growing collection of children's books available in Braille. Check out one of the titles below or browse the collection at the library. 

Young Readers

Counting by Fleur Star

Uses print and braille to teach young readers to count.

Barnyard dance! by Sandra Boynton

A bespectacled fiddle-playing cow and a pig twirling a sheep are featured in a barnyard dance. On board pages with a die-cut cover.

The black book of colors by Menena Cottin

Raised black line drawings on black pages encourage people to use their other senses to experience art, helping them understand what it is like to be blind.

A collection of nursery rhymes. Suitable for babies or young children.

Kitten's first full moon by Kevin Henkes

When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it..

Older Readers

The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.

In the Pacific there is an island that look like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it, blue dolphins swim. Once, Indians also lived on the island. When they left and sailed to the east, one young girl was left behind. It is not only an unusual adventure of survival, but also a tale of natural beauty and personal discovery.

Meg Murry, her brother Charles, and their friend Calvin, embark on a journey through space and time, assisted by three otherworldly women, when they set out to find Meg's father, a physicist who disappeared while experimenting with time travel.

Anne Frank : life in hiding by Johanna Hurwitz

Discusses the life of Anne Frank, focusing on the years she and her family spent in hiding and the impact of her story upon the world.