Earth
Earth Collection features stories of Native American youth. Zits with his troubled past, Evan on a mission to change school culture, Cynthia Rain a girl photographer dealing with grief, Cloyd a self-appointed Ute conservationist, Sacajawea a Shoshone girl guide who leads Lewis and Clark, and a great American love story set in Indian Country comprise the gripping novels in this high school collection. Books by authors Sherman Alexie, Oliver LaFarge, Marlene Carvell, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Joseph Bruchac and Will Hobbs are thought provoking and socially poignant. This collection is for print disabled (NIMAS qualified) readers.
Beardance
While accompanying an elderly rancher on a trip into the San Juan Mountains, Cloyd, a Ute Indian boy, tries to help two orphaned grizzly cubs survive the winter and, at the same time, completes his spirit mission. Sequel to "Bearstone."
Flight
This novel follows the life of an orphaned teen who calls himself Zits. Zits is on a path to violence when his troubled soul is transformed as he travels back and forth in time in a search of his true identity. He witnesses brutal violence through the eyes of whites and Indians, fathers and sons, and he begins to understand the complexities of what it means to be the hero or the villain or the victim.
Laughing Boy
Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the clash between American culture and that of southwestern Native Americans. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. This novel has been called the greatest Indian love story of all time -- an American classic.
Rain is Not My Indian Name
Tired of staying in seclusion after the death of her best friend, a fourteen-year-old Native American girl takes on a photographic assignment with her local newspaper to cover events at the Native American summer youth camp.
Sacajawea
Sacajawea, a Shoshone Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and William Clark alternate in describing their experiences on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest.
Who Will Tell My Brother?
Evan is a typical high-school student who suffers the same worries and anxieties as his peers - and then some. Determined to persuade high-school officials to remove offensive Indian mascots, he assumes a struggle that spirals into self-exploration.
Beardance
Beardance
While accompanying an elderly rancher on a trip into the San Juan Mountains, Cloyd, a Ute Indian boy, tries to help two orphaned grizzly cubs survive the winter and, at the same time, completes his spirit mission. Sequel to "Bearstone."
Earth-1
Includes: 1 copy of each book in the collection; 1 Android tablet; Audio files of each book loaded on the tablet; push button retractable earbuds; bookmarks; convenient carrying tote
$400
 
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H.R.3754
One Hundred Fourth Congress of the United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION AN ACT

Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes, namely:

SEC. 316. Limitation on Exclusive Copyrights for Literary Works in Specialized Format for the Blind and Disabled.--

(a) IN GENERAL--Chapter 1 of title 17, United States Code, is amended by adding after section 120 the following new section:

"SEC.121. Limitations on exclusive rights: reproduction for blind or other people with disabilities

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 710, it is not an infringement of copyright for an authorized entity to reproduce or to distribute copies or phonorecords of a previously published, nondramatic literary work if such copies or phonorecords are reproduced or distributed in specialized formats exclusively for use by blind or other persons with disabilities.

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(c) For purposes of this section, the term--

(1) 'authorized entity' means a nonprofit organization or a governmental agency that has a primary mission to provide specialized services relating to training, education, or adaptive reading or information access needs of blind or other persons with disabilities;

(2) 'blind or other persons with disabilities' means individuals who are eligible or who may qualify in accordance with the Act entitled 'An Act to provide books for the adult blind', approved March 3, 1931 (2 U.S.C. 35a; 46 Stat. 1487) to receive books and other publications produced in specialized formats; and

(3) 'specialized formats' means braille, audio, or digital text which is exclusively for use by blind or other persons with disabilities.".

(b) TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENT--The table of sections for chapter 1 of title 17, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 120 the following:

"121. Limitations on exclusive rights: reproduction for blind or other people with disabilities.".

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