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Moms for Sight!

Thanks to the generosity of this extraordinary organization, we are able to give the illustrator a paid contract!.

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The mission of MOMS for Sight, Inc. is to fund sight saving research and support families living with retinal degenerative diseases.


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VOTE for your favorite cover art for the upcoming Thriving Blind children's book:



What I Can Be Is Up To Me!

The children's book that empowers readers to believe in themselves, no matter the challenges that come their way!


From the best selling author of Thriving Blind comes this new, accessible, engaging book that will change how the world sees blindness from the youngest sets of eyes. What I Can Be Is Up To Me is written for first grade level readers, blind and sighted, in a print + braille format.


The artists featured below are finalists in the illustrator contest for this special book. ALL of the artists in the competition are blind or low vision.

Please CHOOSE ONE ARTIST and click submit!

VOTING CLOSES SEPTEMBER 30th!

(To see all of the artists that submitted to the contest click here!)

Cover submission by Kim Cruthers description below picture

Artist: Kim Crothers

Picture Description: Person holding a white cane standing on top of a purple mountain and holding a flag that is int he ground. There is a black dog next to the person wagging it's tail. The person is looking at the big yellow sun that fills the top half of the cover rays of shades of orange, red, and yellow stream from the large yellow circle. Bluish puffy clouds seem to be floating at the top. The words "What I Can Be Is Up To Me' are in multiple colors on the purple mountain.

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Artist: Amanda McCoy

Picture Description: Bright blue background with three people on bottom half. Left is a blonde haired person. Above the person is a white circle with an image of the person on top of a mountain. The middle person is an African American male and above him is a white circle with an image of him pointing to a chalkboard. The woman on the right has very curly red hair and blue glasses.Above her is a white circle with an image of her looking at an art easel.

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Artist: Mihika Nagale

Picture Description: The cover is digitally drawn, sized 8.5x11, the standard size of a piece of printer paper. It consists of a wooden floor and mirror with a barre of a dance studio, a guitar leaning against the left side, and red running shoes on the mid-right. There is a piece of large white paper and a paint palette with blue toned paint on it. The paper says "Me!" in hand drawn lettering, the last word of the title of the book "What I Can Be Is Up To Me!". All the words are a dark navy blue with teal edges. The author name is in white, and the illustrator name is in teal, and are both located at the very bottom. 

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What I Can Be Is Up To Me!

The children's book that empowers readers to believe in themselves no matter the challenges that come their way!


from the best selling author of Thriving Blind: Stories of Real People Succeeding Without Sight