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Out of darkness : the story of Louis Braille

Author: Russell Freedman; Kate Kiesler
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; Kate Kiesler
ISBN: 0395775167 9780395775165 0395968887 9780395968888
OCLC Number: 33968654
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 81 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Dormitory --
Accident --
Little blind boy --
Royal Institute for Blind Youth --
Nightwriting --
Braille cell --
Teacher --
Gift.
Responsibility: by Russell Freedman ; illustrated by Kate Kiesler.
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A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.

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