Recounts the life of Louis Braille who, at fifteen, created a system of raised dots that allows blind persons to read and write. Describes Louis's childhood, the accident that caused his blindness, the support he received from his family, and his education, which led to his creation of the braille alphabet. Junior and senior high school readers. 1994.
Great achievers (Chelsea House Publishers)
40300 -- Blind and visually impaired biography -- Personnes aveugles ou ayant une vision partielle(biographies)
4500 BIOGRAPHY II = BIOGRAPHIE II
7010 Blind, biography = Aveugle, biographie
7021 About braille = À propos du braille
Braille -- Juvenile literature.
Braille teachers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Braille, Louis, 1809-1852 -- Juvenile literature.
Braille, Louis, 1809-1852.