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Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille

Author: Jennifer Bryant
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Children's nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille; Louis Braille
Material Type: Biography, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Bryant
ISBN: 9780449813379 0449813371 9780449813386 044981338X
OCLC Number: 957637491
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, 2017
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Jen Bryant ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov.

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Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.

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