Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind
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Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Blind,
  • People with disabilities,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • Accessible book

Book details:

About the Edition

The life of the 19th-century Frenchman who invented an alphabet enabling the blind to read.

Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Davidson ; illustrated by Janet Compere
ContributionsCompere, Janet, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV1624.B65 D38 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24933854M
OCLC/WorldCa3937725

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Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind by Margaret Davidson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at prideinpill.com Jun 01,  · When Louis Braille was a little boy, he poked his eye out with an awl and the infection spread to the other eye. This caused him to be blind. Louis Braille never gave up on making the Braille alphabet. Braille is an alphabet of bumped up dots. I learned that Louis Braille died from tuberculosis. I recommend this book for anybody who is /5(5). Mar 30,  · Louis Braille The Boy Who Invented Books For The Blind on prideinpill.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(34). Jan 01,  · We 3 Fifth Graders, read a book about Louis Braille, by Margaret Davidson. This book is about a boy named Louis Braille. He was the boy who invented books for the blind. Louis lived in Coupvray,in France. He is blind. He became blind by playing with his father's awl. The awl slid right into Louis' eye and it got injured and it got prideinpill.com by: 4.

Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind (Scholastic Biography) by Davidson, Margaret and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at prideinpill.com Aug 03,  · Louis Braille — The Boy Who Invented the Braille Alphabet When he was ten-years-old, he traveled to Paris to attend the Royal Institution for Blind Youth. The school’s founder had created books with raised letters. But the letters were enormous with only a few sentences or less on a page. Book Launch, 3/1, Magic City Books. Louis Braille. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Biography of the blind French boy who invented the Braille alphabet when he was only fifteen. Author: Donaldson, Madeline Although the vast majority of books that have Lexile measures did not change, a small subset of books required updated Lexile measures. Louis Braille The Boy Who Invented Books For The Blind.

Editions for Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 4. Braille Bios. Share more information about the life of Louis Braille by reading aloud one of these biographies. Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books For The Blind by Margaret Davidson A Picture Book of Louis Braille by David A. Adler More Blind Bios. The famous people listed below were either blind or suffered from vision impairment. Louis Braille, blinded at age three, was determined to learn and be as much like other people as possible. In the early s disabled children did not go to school; instead, they became outcasts. But Louis was the exception. He relied on his memory, which enabled him to do well - but he still wanted to read. When he was 12, he invented a raised dot alphabet. No child should miss the biography of Louis Braille, who, at the age of twelve, invented the ingenious method of reading and writing we know today as Braille. The Braille system has long since opened up the vast world of literature to blind people around the world, and is the blind person's equivalent to the sighted person's pen and paper.