Who was Louis Braille?

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Louis Braille certainly wasn't your average teenager. Blind from the age of four, he was only fifteen when in 1824 he invented a reading system that converted printed words into columns of raised dots. Through touch, Braille opened the world of books to the sightless, and almost two hundred years later, no one has ever improved upon his simple, brilliant idea.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780606341677
9781484423257
9780698167766
9780605802360
060580236
9781480640054
9780448479033
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.3, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f5c5892e-033e-e599-a818-7a117cd87883
Grouping Title who was louis braille
Grouping Author frith margaret
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-08-16 22:53:48PM
Last Indexed 2019-08-17 00:11:17AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 1
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.3
auth_author2 Squier, Robert,
author Frith, Margaret,
author2-role Squier, Robert,illustrator.
author_display Frith, Margaret
collection_catalog Biography
detailed_location_catalog Green Hills - Kids Biography
display_description Examines the life and times of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id f5c5892e-033e-e599-a818-7a117cd87883
isbn 060580236, 9780448479033, 9780605802360, 9780606341677, 9780698167766, 9781480640054, 9781484423257
item_details ils:CARL0000651727|35192051358913|Green Hills - Kids Biography|jB B8142f|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GH||, ils:CARL0000651727|A01955015|Harris Hillman - Teen Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||65397||, ils:CARL0000651727|A02111656|Ruby Major Elementary - Kids Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||29522||, ils:CARL0000651727|FF00153805|Eakin Elementary - Kids Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1H280||, ils:CARL0000651727|FF00160298|West End Middle - Teen Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||In Processing||4V770||, ils:CARL0000651727|FF00184406|Oliver Middle - Teen Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4S612||, ils:CARL0000651727|MK10085072|Shayne Elementary - Kids Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2N682||, ils:CARL0000651727|MK10095413|Julia Green Elementary - Kids Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1U380||, ils:CARL0000651727|MK10108420|J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4O563||, ils:CARL0000651727|MK10198127|Crieve Hall Elementary - Kids Biography|B Bra Fri|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||1D235||, ils:CARL0000651727|YY0014276|John Early Middle - Teen Biography|B BRA FRI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||49285||, overdrive:c921a314-c5f5-42d3-aba5-62c4db9ba09f|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2019-08-17T05:11:17.322Z
lexile_score 780
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog jB B8142f
local_time_since_added_catalog Six Months, Year
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids
primary_isbn 9780606341677
publishDate 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000651727|Book|Books||English|Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), LLC.,|[2014]|104 pages : illustrations, map ; 19 cm., overdrive:c921a314-c5f5-42d3-aba5-62c4db9ba09f|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Young Readers Group|2014|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000651727 35192051358913 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
overdrive:c921a314-c5f5-42d3-aba5-62c4db9ba09f -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
series Who was ?
series_with_volume Who was ?|
subject_facet Biographies, Blind, Blind teachers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Braille, Braille -- Juvenile literature, Braille, Louis, -- 1809-1852, Braille, Louis, -- 1809-1852 -- Juvenile literature, Juvenile works, Literature, Teachers
title_display Who was Louis Braille?
title_full Who Was Louis Braille?, Who was Louis Braille? / by Margaret Frith ; illustrated by Robert Squier
title_short Who was Louis Braille?
title_sub
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Blind, Blind teachers, Braille, Braille, Louis, Juvenile Nonfiction, Teachers