Vision: My Story of Strength (I, Witness) (Hardcover)

Vision: My Story of Strength (I, Witness) By Precious Perez, Zainab Nasrati (Series edited by), Zoë Ruiz (Series edited by), Amanda Uhle (Series edited by), Dave Eggers (Series edited by) Cover Image
By Precious Perez, Zainab Nasrati (Series edited by), Zoë Ruiz (Series edited by), Amanda Uhle (Series edited by), Dave Eggers (Series edited by)
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A young activist opens a window into her journey to become a professional musician and leader for the disabled community.


Ever since Precious Perez was a child, she has loved to sing. Born and raised outside Boston, her family joked that she’d eventually study at Berklee College of Music. But when a high school music teacher advocated for Precious’s talent, her dream became a reality.


Precious was born two-and-a-half months premature and weighed just one pound. Her eyes did not develop fully, and she is blind. Growing up, most people focused on what Precious could not do because of her disability. With her teacher’s support, Precious realized all the things she could do with her disability—starting with attending Berklee.


With a voice that is both accessible and engaging, Vision brings forward an empowering first-person account of a woman finding strength and purpose in her disability. The I, Witness series delivers compelling narrative nonfiction by young people, for young people.



About the Author


Precious Perez is a classically trained vocalist/songwriter and disability activist. She holds a degree in music education and vocal performance from Berklee College of Music. She now lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781324052296
ISBN-10: 1324052295
Publisher: Norton Young Readers
Publication Date: August 8th, 2023
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: I, Witness