Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille
by Freedman, Russell

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ISBN-10:   0395968887
ISBN-13:   9780395968888
Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Sandpiper
Category:   Classics
Pub. Date:   September 1999
Pages:   96
Format:   Paperback
Ages:   10-14
Grades:   5 to


Description/Notes
AR Quiz # (Quiz Name): 19540 (Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille) Reading Level: 6.7 Interest Level: Middle Grade Point Value: 2.0
150 years ago no one dreamed it was possible for blind people to read, write and learn. The 19th-century Frenchman Louis Braille changed all that. This story tells the story of Braille's life in an interesting and easy to read style for young children. A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille. The book spans Braille's life from childhood through his days at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth and into his final years, when the alphabet he invented was finally gaining acceptance.

 


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