A Picture Book of Louis Braille

Title

A Picture Book of Louis Braille

Authors

David A. Adler

Illustrator

Alexandra Wallner; John Wallner

Publisher

Holiday House

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780823414130

Pages

34 pages

Genre

biography

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Presents 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.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD850L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Illness; blind; blind child; blind adult; tuberculosis

Main Character

male child; male adult

Race/Ethnicities

French

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006

Keywords

school for the blind; accident; teaching; code; braille; accomplishment

Diversity Impact

direct

A Picture Book of Louis Braille

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