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Out of darkness : the story of Louis Braille / by Russell Freedman ; illustrated by Kate Kiesler.

Freedman, Russell, 1929-2018 (Author). Kiesler, Kate, (illustrator.).

Summary:

A biography of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who, having been blinded himself at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0395968887
  • ISBN: 0395775167
  • Physical Description: 81 pages : illustrations
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 1997.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dormitory 1 -- Accident 5 -- Little Blind Boy 11 -- Royal Institute for Blind Youth 22 -- Nightwriting 33 -- Braille Cell 44 -- Teacher 57 -- Gift 67.
Target Audience Note:
1000L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.7 2 19540.
Subject: Braille, Louis, 1809-1852 > Juvenile literature.
Blind teachers > Juvenile literature.
Braille > Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 34 of 34 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 34 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson County Public Library JB BRAILLE (Text) 39493103852739 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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