Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille

Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille

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A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille. The book spans Braille's life from childhood through his days at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth and into his final years, when the alphabet he invented was finally gaining acceptance.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547346281

  • ISBN-10: 054734628X

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $5.99

  • Publication Date: 09/20/1999

  • Age(s): 10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 5-7

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 1000L
    • Guided Reading Level S

Russell Freedman
Author

Russell Freedman

RUSSELL FREEDMAN received the Newbery Medal for Lincoln: A Photobiography. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City and travels widely to research his books.
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Kate Kiesler
Illustrator

Kate Kiesler

Born in New Hampshire and raised in Vermont, Kate Kiesler began painting at an early age. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now paints and illustrates full-time. Kate paints with oils, and her rich style has been highly praised. Kate Kiesler has illustrated numerous picture books, including The Great Frog Race and Other Poems. She lives in Frisco, Colorado.
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547346281

  • ISBN-10: 054734628X

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $5.99

  • Publication Date: 09/20/1999

  • Age(s): 10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 5-7

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 1000L
    • Guided Reading Level S

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