Out of darkness : : the story of Louis Braille

Title Out of darkness : : the story of Louis Braille
Names Freedman, Russell.
Book Number BR011319
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Louis Braille accidentally blinded himself with one of his father's tools when he was three years old. In 1819, at the age of ten, Braille began attending the Royal National Institute for Blind Youth in Paris, where, by the age of fifteen, he had developed a system of raised dots for reading and writing that is now used worldwide by blind people. For grades 4-7 and older readers.
Local Subject Disability Interest - DII
Juvenile Book - JU
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Short Book - SH
Biography - Blind Individuals - BIDV
Disability Interest - Visual Disability - DIV
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Individuals w/ Disabilities - BID
Audience Notes For grades 4-7.
LC Subject Blind teachers - France - Biography - Juvenile literature
Braille - Juvenile literature
Blind - Juvenile literature
Teachers - Juvenile literature
People with disabilities - Juvenile literature
Call Number j686.282092 B JNF
Language English
Released 1997
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1997 (National Braille Press, transcribing agency. National Braille Press, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Clarion Books, c1997.
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