Broadway Actress Teams Up to Provide Paoli School For The Blind With Books


With the help of a Broadway actress and a writer, the Main Line Animal Rescue has not only provided hope of a better life for its animals but also for students at Paoli’s Royer-Greaves School for the Blind.

Broadway and Film actress Bernadette Peters.

With funding from rescue member Bill Smith; books by Broadway actress, children’s author and animal advocate Bernadette Peters; and a contribution by writer Charlene Sloan; the trio has created the Braille Tails initiative to publish braille versions of children’s books about animals and provide them to schools for the blind, according to a feature in The Sentinel.

Royer-Greaves is just one of 85 schools and lending libraries that have benefited from Braille Tails’ gift of 2,165 copies spanning 23 book titles.

“The joy of reading is one of the greatest pleasures of life,” Peters said in the article.

Read more about the partnership and its influence across the country in The Sentinel here.

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