Literature / Follow My Leader

Follow My Leader is a book by James B. Garfield, about a boy, Jimmy Carter (no, not that one), who, during an after-school baseball game, is blinded when one of his friends, Mike Adams, is playing with a firecracker and, in a panic, accidentally throws it at Jimmy. Now having to learn to live with his disability, Jimmy learns how to use a white cane, to read and write Braille, and to work with a seeing-eye dog, whom he names Leader.

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