Braille Tales Print/Braille Book Program: Apply for Free Books!

Participating families receive six free print/braille books per year up to the child’s 6th birthday. To be eligible for the program:

  • You or your child must meet the definition of blindness
  • Your child must be age 5 or under
  • Both you and your child must reside in the U.S. or its outlying areas (American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands)

Applications for print/braille books will be accepted on a first come/first served basis. All others will be placed on the program’s waiting list.

Here are important tips to know when applying:

  • To ensure proper delivery of books, make certain to put your mailing address and email address on the application form. You can also download the form in English or in Spanish.
  • To stop receiving books, or to change your address or personal information; or
  • If you know of someone who would benefit from this service, please have them contact Hannah Sedlak at or 502-899-2387.
This future braille reader enjoys exploring a print/braille book from the Braille Tales Print/Braille Books Program!

Braille Tales Print/Braille Books Program titles for 2018 include:

  • Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon
  • Night-Night Forest Friends
  • Old Bear and his Cub
  • Following Papa’s Song
  • Read to Tiger
  • Little Poems for Tiny Ears

Coming in 2019:

  • If I were a Kangaroo
  • I just want to say Goodnight
  • The Giant Jumperee

Source: American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.