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Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille
By Russell Freedman and Kate Kiesler (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date September 20, 1999
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395968888
ISBN-10 0395968887
Dimensions 0.25 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $8.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Enhanced by diagrams of the Braille alphabet and evocative drawings, an eloquent and motivational biography of a young boy's desire to communicate in the written world explains how his experiment with raised dots opened the doors for blind people worldwide. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
A biography of the modest Frenchman who, after being blinded at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780395775165
 
With Kate Kiesler (other contributor) | from Clarion Books (March 17, 1997)
9780395775165 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.00
About: 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
Paperback
Book cover for 9780395968888
 
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With Kate Kiesler (other contributor) | from Houghton Mifflin (September 20, 1999)
9780395968888 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.50 lbs | List price $8.99
About: 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
Miscellaneous
from Houghton Mifflin (September 20, 1999)
9780547346281 | details & prices | List price $7.95
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780788719097
 
With Nelson Runger (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Recorded Books (March 1, 1998)
9780788719097 | details & prices | List price $10.00
About: A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille.

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