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Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind

Margaret Davidson

Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind

by Margaret Davidson

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Published by Scholastic Book Services in New York .
Written in

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

  • 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 LibraryOL24933838M
    OCLC/WorldCa3937725

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    Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris. Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. Simon was well known in the town, and his work supported his wife and three children, two girls and a boy. On January 4, , the new year brought the family a new baby boy. They named him Louis. Dec 31,  · Buy Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind (Scholastic Biography) Reissue by Margaret Davidson, Janet Compare (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

    Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. Blinded at the age of 3, Louis Braille developed a superb memory that enabled him to do well in school. But that wasn't enough--Louis wanted to read. Finding the alphabet impractical, he invented the raised dot alphabet, Braille, now used. Louis Braille, the boy who invented books for the blind Book /Completed:


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Jan 01,  · Original summary: This book follows the life of Louis Braille, a blind boy who invented a system of reading for those who cannot see. Original review: Though this book is on the older side, it still tells a powerful story of perseverance.

possible in-class uses: This could be used as a source for a biography assignment.4/5. 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 fixdemocracynow.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 fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(34).

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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 fixdemocracynow.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.

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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.

Mar 22,  · ABOUT SIX DOTS: A STORY OF YOUNG LOUIS BRAILLE An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.

** Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!** Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. An interesting and thoughtworthy story about the invention of of the braille writing system and the man behind it. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book.

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Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories li.Oct 29,  · The life of the 19th-century Frenchman who invented an alphabet enabling the blind to read Louis Braille -- Blind boy -- Special friend -- New boy -- "It's just a show-off trick!" -- Alphabet of dots -- So many ways to say no -- Troubles -- Demonstration of dots -- One by one the last years passPages: I picked up a copy of Louis Braille, The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind at Paperbackswap during Christmas.

It wasn’t on a reading list anywhere, but I was ordering a book about Helen Keller and figured it would go along well with her story.