Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


Doris Belusic

June 11th, 2024

Victoria-born blind author’s children non-fiction book, I Am Blind (Beech Street Books $25.24) by Doris Belusic, shares her lived experience with blindness, advocacy and decades of knowledge. Part of the I Am series, it aims to engage grade three to six readers with diverse, real voices. The book includes resources like “11 Ways You Can Assist a Blind Person” and “Seven Tips for Blind Children,” discussing the causes of blindness, tools like braille, white canes, guide dogs and technology. Featuring photos, poems and positive perspectives such as the chapter “Life is Good,” the book provides valuable insights into blindness for young readers and beyond. 9781774565063

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