Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Book - 2012
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There's none so blind as they that won't see.

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni's body floated to the surface of Alaska's Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. The night Roz Hart had a fight with her. The night Roz can't remember. Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to assembling fragments to make sense of the world around her. But this time it's her memory that needs piecing together--to clear her name . . . to find a murderer. This unflinchingly emotional novel is written in the powerful first-person voice of a legally blind teen who just wants to be like everyone else.

Publisher: Boston ; New York : Harcourt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ©2012.
ISBN: 9780547763446
Branch Call Number: YA ELL
Characteristics: pages cm

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Izza_B
Jun 24, 2015

So this book is basically about a girl named Roz (Roswell) who is legally blind, and has a hard time focusing on things. She struggles to stay in school, as she restlessly denies the fact that she is disabled ; and requires a class to help her. After her, some-what friend Tricia goes missing, Roz is the only one left to blame. Roz has to assemble her memories to make sense of the world around her. She has to clear her name, .... to find a murderer and not be labelled guilty.

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saraidaho
Aug 30, 2014

A girl named Roswell Hart met a girl; Tricia Farni in the school bathroom.Roz (Roswell) has a little trouble adjusting her eyes to see normally like everybody else. Her secret, who was only told to Missy, Roz's ex-best friend, was now school-wide known. Roz has always had a crush on Greg and so did he to her. But before Roz can do anything, Johnathan made a first move on her and is now dating. They went on several parties, but Greg was always still looking out for Roz. Greg got really jealous of Johnathan for taking Roz, and soon things began falling apart. Tricia Farni disappeared one night at a party, but Roz could not remember anything because of drugs. Now everyone is being questioned and observed. Roz pretends to team up with Johnathan later on and find out if it was really him that killed Tricia, burned down Mr. Dellian's aprartment, left Roz to go to Juv. Detention, and etc. Turns out, it took a lot of planning to find out and now Johnthan and his partner in crime, Ethan, was now found guilty and is put into jail. Greg and Roz, Heather and Fritz ended up being together and they would all remember who Tricia Farni is.

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rberardinelli Sep 06, 2016

Frustrating book. The main character suffers all kinds of abuses from her teacher and other authority figures and people just let it happen. I read this book very fast because I wanted it over with, but maybe a younger reader would like this book.

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saraidaho
Aug 30, 2014

saraidaho thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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Aug 30, 2014

"What you can't see might be murder."

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