Talking eBooks Aid Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled

Talking eBooks Aid Visually Impaired, Physically Disabled

Whether for escape, enlightenment, or pure joy, books allow us to connect to other places and times. Fortunately for the millions of Americans who have impaired vision or a physical disability, there are braille and talking books from NLS.NLS is the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, part of the Library of […]

J.K. Rowling, who brought the Potter character to life

J.K. Rowling, who brought the Potter character to life

Joanne Rowling was born on 31st July 1965. Dianne, her younger sister, was born almost two years later and Joanne’s earliest childhood memory is of Dianne’s arrival. She, her sister and her parents lived in Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, until Joanne was nine, when the family moved to Tutshill, near Chepstow. Joanne grew up surrounded by books […]