Truesight (Book, 2004) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Truesight

Author: David Stahler, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Eos, [2004] ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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In a distant frontier world, thirteen-year-old Jacob is uncertain of his future in a community that considers blindness a virtue and "Seers" as aberrations.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Science fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stahler, Jr.
ISBN: 0060522852 9780060522858 0060522860 9780060522865 9780060522872 0060522879
OCLC Number: 52895593
Notes: Sequel: The seer.
Awards: Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2007
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades 6-8) 2009
Short-listed for Isinglass Teen Read Award 2006
Short-listed for Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Grades 6-8) 2007
Description: xix, 168 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Stahler Jr.

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In a distant frontier world, thirteen-year-old Jacob is uncertain of his future in a community that considers blindness a virtue and "Seers" as aberrations.
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I was disappointed in the story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-13) Fair Permalink

 Jacob is a twelve year old blind boy, born into a community where everyone is blind.  Jacob is happy until he mysteriously gets his sight back.  As he adjusts to sight he begins to see things and learn things about his world and the people who live there.  He has to run away from...
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Gain sight, gain insight

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-08-07) Good Permalink

David Stahler Jr.'s Truesight is like George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm meets Lois Lowry's The Giver.  Only with blind people.  The premise is that about a hundred years in our future, parents are choosing their unborn children's genetics, and a blind...
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