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Blind

Rachel DeWoskin

DeWoskin’s first YA novel is full of hope amidst a backdrop of death and darkness. During her freshman year, Emma Silver's life changed forever when she lost her sight in a fireworks accident. After spending a year at the Briarly School for the Blind, she mainstreams back to her local high school. Emma is still trying to negotiate her large family, school, and everyday tasks when she learns that one of her friends, Claire, drowned in an apparent suicide. As Emma struggles to make sense of Claire’s sudden death and her own drastically changed life, she will discover what makes life worth living.