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9 edition of Louis Braille found in the catalog.

Louis Braille

by Stephen Keeler

  • 182 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Bookwright Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Braille, Louis, 1809-1852 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Braille, Louis, 1809-1852,
    • Blind teachers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Braille -- Juvenile literature,
    • Blind,
    • Teachers,
    • People with disabilities

    • About the Edition

      The life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman, accidentally blinded as a child, who originated the raised dot system of reading and writing used throughout the world by the blind.

      Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Keeler ; illustrated by Richard Hook.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesGreat lives, Great lives (New York, N.Y.)
      ContributionsHook, Richard, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1624.B65 K43 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2559185M
      ISBN 100531180719
      LC Control Number85073675

      Louis Braille (4 January - 6 January ) was a French inventor. He was born in Coupvray. He invented the script braille system, which helps blind people to read. Braille is read by passing one's fingers over characters made up of an arrangement of one to six embossed points. General Note for those using screenreading software: All offsite links open in a new window (Popup)!

      Note: The braille and BRF (eBraille) editions of this book are in 4 volumes. Drawing on primary sources that sort fact from fiction, Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius is the first ever full-color biography to include 31 never-before-translated letters, some written by Braille's own hand. Unearthed from a curator's private archives in France is an extraordinary collection of documents. 'The Story of Louis Braille' Part 3. The story so far: Louis Braille studied at a school for blind students where the few books made for the blind were heavy and hard to read. A retired French army captain, Charles Barbier, came to visit the Royal Institute for Blind Youth.

      The Louis Database contains information on approximately , titles in accessible formats, including braille, large print, sound recording and electronic files. 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.


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Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind (Scholastic Biography) [Margaret Davidson, Janet Compere] on fdn2018.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A poignant story of the man who developed the Braille system of printing for the fdn2018.com by: 4.

Louis Braille (/ b r eɪ l / (); French: ; 4 January – 6 January ) was Louis Braille book French educator, catholic priest and inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually fdn2018.com system remains virtually unchanged to this day, and is known worldwide simply as braille.

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Blind from the age of four, he was only fifteen when in he invented a reading system that converted printed words into columns of raised dots. Through touch/5(24). Jan 01,  · Louis Braille By: Achraf The heartbreaking non-fiction book, “Louis Braille,” is a wonderful piece of writing written by the gifted author Margaret Davidson.

To begin with, this marvelous book mainly focuses on how Louis Braille used his perseverance to learn 4/5(74). Jan 01,  · Who Was Louis Braille.

by Margaret Frith, Scott Anderson (Illustrations) is a detailed book about Louis' life and how he created the braille system. It tells how he became blind, his life in general, his school, the issues he had, his success, those against him and more.

Very readable and enjoyable book. Made me feel like I knew Louis and his /5. Mar 22,  · Louis Braille “Communication is health; communication is truth; communication is happiness,” Virginia Woolf wrote in contemplating the elemental human need for fdn2018.com, a life deprived of that essential sustenance of the soul.

Louis Braille invented a system of raised dots that enables blind people to read and write. His system is the globally accepted code for those with visual fdn2018.com: Jan 04, 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). Louis Braille The Boy Who Invented Books For The Blind. Jan 02,  · Louis Braille, (born January 4,Coupvray, near Paris, France—died January 6,Paris), French educator who developed a system of printing and writing, called Braille, that is extensively used by the blind.

Braille was himself blinded at the age of three in an accident that occurred while he was playing with tools in his father’s harness shop.

Mar 21,  · Six Dots: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of Child Inventor Louis Braille, Illustrated The headmaster read from a library book and Louis took dictation in dots, then read the text back perfectly.

Word of his triumph spread through the school. His system would soon become a major global alphabet. He was fifteen. Louis Braille Book.

Twenty-year-old Louis Braille first published his idea of using dots as the basis of a tactile alphabet for the blind in Braille, who had been blind from the age of three, had recently finished his schooling at the Institute for Blind Youth in Paris and was earning his living as a part-time teacher and church organist.

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, The Lexile "Power V™" Word Selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book.

Sep 28,  · Six Dots: The Story of Young Louis Braille by Jane Bryant Read Aloud by Read Me A Book. The Story of Louis Braille There was a time, not long ago, when most people thought that blind people could never learn to read.

People thought that the only way to read was to look at words with your eyes. A young French boy named Louis Braille thought otherwise. Blind from the age of three, young Louis desperately wanted to read. Louis Braille Quotes. facebook; twitter; googleplus; Access to communication in the widest sense is access to knowledge, and that is vitally important for us if we are not to go on being despised or patronized by condescending sighted people.

We do not need pity, nor do we need to be reminded that we are vulnerable. We've thrown in biographies of Helen Keller, Louis Braille, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and plenty more non-fiction books. You may even happen across Alice in Wonderland, Little Women, The Call of the Wild, and Treasure Island in this time-honored section.

Books for High-Schoolers. Apr 28,  · Louis Braille (4 January – 6 January ) was a French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired. His system remains known. Sep 06,  · The Horn Book Magazine "Readers will be floored by the sheer tenacity of Louis Braille." — Shelf Awareness.

From the Publisher ★ 09/01/ Gr 1–4—This picture book biography of Louis Braille (–59) strikes a perfect balance between the seriousness of Braille's life and the exuberance he projected out into the world.5/5(2).

(age 17) - Louis graduates and becomes a student teacher at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth. (age 20) - Louis publishes the first book describing his system, now generally know as "Braille" in honor of him. (age 24) - Louis is promoted as the official church organist at Saint Nicholas-des-Champs, in Paris.

Jan 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented book by Margaret Davidson. A poignant story of the man who developed the Braille Cited by: 4.Aug 03,  · Louis Braille’s Six-Dot Braille System Louis Braille decided to adapt Barbier’s system and make it practical.

He worked for three years to perfect it. By the age of fifteen, he had developed the six-dot Braille System we know today. Each letter of the alphabet uses a different pattern of raised dots.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 fdn2018.com