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When Lois Strachan became blind at the age of 21, she realized she had a choice. She could let her blindness determine the rest of her life, or she could go out and see what was still possible for her as a blind woman living in a sighted world.
A week after losing her sight Lois joined a rock band. Three weeks after losing her sight she returned to university to complete her bachelor’s degree.
In her books Lois talks openly about the reality of being blind. Her books include
A Different Way of Seeing: A Blind Woman’s Journey of Living an “Ordinary” Life in an Extraordinary Way (memoir),
Paws for Thought: Seeing the World Through the Eyes of a Guide Dog
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The Adventures of Missy Mouse (illustrated books for younger readers)
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Average rating: 4.82 · 55 ratings · 25 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
A Different Way of Seeing (...

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Missy Mouse Goes to the Doctor

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Missy Mouse Goes Sailing

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Missy Mouse Goes to the Park

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A sci-fi that was fast-paced and had an intriguing near-future perspective. The plot was complex and at times was slightly confusing but came together well at the end, with a great final twist.

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