New Books for Young Readers

April 14, 2011 18:28 by Bradi

ReadHowYouWant is extremely excited to be releasing Dogs Work Too! From Max’s Point of View by Anthony Majewski in braille, DAISY, and large print. This fun book is the sequel to Dog’s Move Too, also available in accessible formats.

In Max’s own words: “Did you know that dogs work too? My name is Maximus,... Read More...


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Oprah Book Club Picks Available in Large Print, Braille, and DAISY

January 4, 2011 20:37 by Bradi

For Immediate Release

Contact:

Bradi Grebien-Samkow: bradi@readhowyouwant.com

971-340-9853

Oprah Book Club Picks Available in Large Print

Sydney, Australia, January 4, 2011—Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations, recently chosen for Oprah’s Book Club, are now available from ReadHowYouWant in fives sizes of EasyRead® large print. Readers can choose t... Read More...


October PlexTalk Giveaway--DAISY and Braille Titles Free!

October 15, 2010 22:33 by Bradi

5 new titles available for free download in braille and DAISY:

Just in time for the release of Mark Twain’s autobiography, The Prince and the Pauper. To learn more about the release of Twain’s book 100 years after his death, read an interesting New York Times article here.

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Learn More About the DAISY Format

September 28, 2010 17:28 by Bradi

What is DAISY?

DAISY is a form of talking book that is mostly used by people with low vision, blindness, and other print disabilities, such as dyslexia. DAISY stands for: Digital Accessible Information SYstem. DAISY formats use synthesized audio synchronized with text.

A DAISY book can be explained as a set of digital files that includes:

  • One or more digital audio files containing a narration of part or all of the source text;
  • A marked-up... Read More...

Free Downloads in DAISY and Braille

September 8, 2010 00:29 by Bradi

September’s Free Chapter Download program not only includes 20 free chapter downloads of some major contemporary titles, but also offers readers five classic titles for free download in DAISY and electronic braille formats. The five classics titles are:

  • The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  • The Miller’s Daughter by Emile Zola
  • Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins
  • Four Great Americans: Washington, Franklin, Web... Read More...

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Charlotte Bronte and More--Free in DAISY and Braille

August 16, 2010 19:25 by Bradi

End of Summer—Free Classics Titles Available in Braille and DAISY

ReadHowYouWant and PlexTalk offer readers five free Classics titles a month in DAISY and braille at www.readhowyouwant.com/plextalk.

 August’s Free Downloads include:

Villette by ... Read More...


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Publisher Profile: Bridge-Logos

August 9, 2010 17:44 by Bradi

Publisher Profile: Bridge-Logos

Shawn Myers, Publicist

 

What is the mission of Bridge-Logos, and has it changed since your beginning?

Since we are now a foundation, our mission will soon be changing somewhat, though it remains essentially the same as it was when Dan Malachuk founded Logos International Fellowship in 1967. We publish Christian books and Bibles for the general evangelical c... Read More...


New Book Formats Offer Print Disabled Readers Choices

August 3, 2010 20:45 by Bradi

For Immediate Release

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Bradi Grebien-Samkow: bradi@readhowyouwant.com

800-797-9277

 

New Book Formats from ReadHowYouWant Offer Print Disabled Readers Choices—Super Large Print, Braille, DAISY, and More

“I was surprised when I realized how few books were being produced for pe... Read More...


The Scouts of the Valley reviewed by Ann Chiappetta

July 27, 2010 19:17 by Bradi

The Scouts of the Valley
By Joseph A. Altsheler
Historical fiction
Downloadable DAISY from ReadHowYouWant
July 2010
By Ann Chiappetta

This is the first book I’ve read by this author. Needless to say, I was so intrigued with it, that I read it twice. The story opens with a chapter in which the protagonist, Henry Ware finds himself being pursued by the English, Canadian loyalists and at least six tribes belonging to the Iroquois Nation.
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