Louis Braille
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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, London .
Written in English


  • Braille, Louis, -- 1809-1852.

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Statementillustrated by Janet Compere.
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Open LibraryOL13791330M

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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 rajasthan-travel-tour.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.

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