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Seeing fingers, the story of Louis Braille.

Author: Etta Degering; Emil Weiss
Publisher: New York : D. McKay Co., ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blind since childhood, Braille developed his system to help the blind read in his teens, gained its acceptance and taught the blind.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Degering, Etta.
Seeing fingers.
New York : D. McKay Co., ©1962
(OCoLC)573613445
Named Person: Louis Braille; Louis Braille
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Etta Degering; Emil Weiss
OCLC Number: 268996
Description: x, 115 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The harness-maker's son --
"Just a little awl" --
New sounds and a new friend --
Swallows and grape harvest --
"No books for blind boys?" --
Louis makes a resolution --
"Must someone always read to me?" --
Six embossed dots --
The professor --
Louis's low and high days --
The last years --
Monuments and fame.
Responsibility: Illustrated by Emil Weiss.

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Blind since childhood, Braille developed his system to help the blind read in his teens, gained its acceptance and taught the blind.

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