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Silver Collection – From grizzly bears in the Rockies to dog teams in Alaska, from Navajo code talkers in World War II to monsters in a pond, middle school readers will be captivated by the Native American literature offered in this collection. Authors include Will Hobbs, Louise Erdrich, Gary Paulson, Joseph Bruchac, and Nathan Aaseng. This collection is for print disabled (NIMAS qualified) readers.
Bearstone
A troubled Native American boy goes to live with an elderly rancher whose caring ways help the boy become a man.
The Birchbark House
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.
Navajo Code Talkers
The story of the Navajo Indians who served in World War II by using their ancient tribal language as a means of secret military communication
The Dark Pond
After he feels a mysterious pull drawing him toward a dark, shadowy pond in the woods, Armie looks to old Native American tales for guidance about the dangerous monster lurking in the water.
Dogsong
A fourteen-year-old Eskimo boy, who feels assailed by the modernity of his life, takes a 1,400-mile journey by dog sled across ice, tundra, and mountains seeking his own "song" of himself.
Pocahontas
This story, told from the viewpoints of Pocahontas and John Smith, describes their lives in the context of the encounter between the Powhatan Indians and the English colonists of 17th century Jamestown, Virginia.
Bearstone
Bearstone
A troubled Native American boy goes to live with an elderly rancher whose caring ways help the boy become a man.
Silver-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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The following is a summary of the 1996 Chafee Amendment to the Copyright Law.

Amends Federal copyright law to provide that 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 in specialized formats exclusively for use by blind or other persons with disabilities. Requires the copies or phonorecords to: (1) bear a notice that any further reproduction or distribution in a format other than a specialized format is an infringement; and (2) include a copyright notice identifying the copyright owner and the date of the original publication. Exempts standardized, secure, or norm-referenced tests and related testing material and computer programs, except the portions thereof that are in conventional human language (including descriptions of pictorial works) and displayed to users in the ordinary course of using the computer programs.

 

The following is a copy of the 1996 Chafee Amendment to the Copyright Law.

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.

(b)(1) Copies or phonorecords to which this section applies shall--

(A) not be reproduced or distributed in a format other than a specialized format exclusively for use by blind or other persons with disabilities;

(B) bear a notice that any further reproduction or distribution in a format other than a specialized format is an infringement; and

(C) include a copyright notice identifying the copyright owner and the date of the original publication.

(2) The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to standardized, secure, or norm-referenced tests and related testing material, or to computer programs, except the portions thereof that are in conventional human language (including descriptions of pictorial works) and displayed to users in the ordinary course of using the computer programs.

(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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