Hi Cindy, Most bios and autobios about blind people tell about their early years. Probably some do not go into a lot of detail about it though. Sue S. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 10:00 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: life stories of blind people > I was wondering how many are children's books, about > blind children's experiences, in school up to or > through high school. A collection of tales of > children. One of my favorite books as a youngster, > which taught me a lot, was entitled Little Children > Who Became Great. It was about the childhoods of such > people as Jenny Lind, Florence Nightingale, Rosa > Bonheur, Queen Victoria, Leonard de Vinci, Belline (I > think) Michaelangelo (I think--it was over 50 years > ago), General Tom Thumb. The last paragraph or two > said what happened to them as adults, but mostly it > was about their childhood and their parents and their > educaiton and their dreams. That's the kind of book I > was thinking about, having found the stories here > very interesting. > > Cindy > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.