Making Friends with Other Trees and Flowers

Making Friends with Other Trees and Flowers

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A Story of Low Vision and High Expectations Janne E. Irvine's vision was damaged after birth, and grew worse over time. Even so, her parents provided her with an environment that enabled her to thrive. In qMaking Friends with Other Trees and Flowers, q Janne relates with humor and honesty how a vivid imagination made it possible for her to understand the blurred images of her world. She shows how disability, when coupled with creativity, can provide chances for boundless fulfillment. About the Author Janne Irvine, pianist and musicologist, holds degrees from Sarah Lawrence College and the Yale University School of Music. Her doctor of musical arts is from the University of Arizona in Tucson where she has lived since 1974. qJanne has provided us with an insightful, inspirational, and evolutionary journey of triumph over challenge which demonstrates that in many ways she has better vision than most of us.q -- Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States qA must-read for parents of blind and low-vision children.q -- Kathryn Hume, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English, Pennsylvania State UniversityUsually, wedged into the toe was that traditional gift of candy, which would be a small box of pure maple sugar from the Concord Country Store. Some of the ... The wholewheat pancakes, oatmeal pancakes, sour milk pancakes, or cornmeal pancakes would do for Christmas. ... The syrup, a family recipe, was of brown sugar.

Title:Making Friends with Other Trees and Flowers
Author:Janne E. Irvine
Publisher:Wheatmark, Inc. - 2011


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