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Braille & Talking Book Program | Children


The South Dakota Braille & Talking Book Program (B&TB) has both fiction and nonfiction books for children in print/braille (twin vision), braille, and talking book formats. Materials in the collection begin at the preschool level.

Latest Books

Listed are the most recent Children's books acquired for the South Dakota Braille & Talking Book Program. Read on for more information.

NLS Kids Zone Link to website

NLS is pleased to announce the inauguration of a web page for children, Kids Zone. The site offers an online search engine to locate children's books in the national collection and provides annotated bibliographies of award-winning books such as Newbery Medal and Honor books, Coretta Scott King and John Steptoe winners, and Schneider Family Book Award winners. Kids Zone also lists books in popular series such as the Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter, Redwall Abbey, and Swallows and Amazons. Other features include information on children's magazines and a link to the Library of Congress Kids and Families web site.

Kids Zone may be accessed directly NLS Kids Zone Web site Web Link or through the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) Web site Web Link.

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Braille and Talking Book Strategic Plan 2015-2018

The Strategic Plan PDF Download is also available in braille and audio formatsPDF Download. If you would like to borrow a copy please contact your Reader Advisor.

Prairie Trails Memorandum

 Volume 10, Issue 3 | Fall 2015
Articles include "Visit with Pam Davenport from NLS", "Summer Reading Program Breaks Records", "One Book Author on Tour", "Behind the Scenes", "BARD Mobile for Android is finally here!", "Issue While Downloading Special Characters in some Titles", "Tips for Better Service", "'DBC' Books from the Talking Book Topics Catalog", "South Dakota Collection", "Kids News: Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque 2015-2016", and "Holiday Closings"

Also available in PDF download PDF Download, MP3 download MP3 Download


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