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Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille / by Jen Bryant ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov.

Bryant, Jen, 1960- (author.). Kulikov, Boris, 1966- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 52 of 55 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 55 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) JB BRAILLE (Text) 39493108418510 Juvenile Biography Available -
Macon County Public Library JB BRAILLE (Text) 39493108063662 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780449813379
  • ISBN: 0449813371
  • ISBN: 9780449813386
  • ISBN: 044981338X
  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 x 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
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 to read. And so he invented his own alphabet -- a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. This system was so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today.
Target Audience Note:
590L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.3 0.5 184298.
Subject: Braille, Louis, 1809-1852 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Braille, Louis, 1809-1852 > Pictorial works > Juvenile literature.
Blind teachers > France > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Braille > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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