Out of Darkness

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Out of Darkness

The Story of Louis Braille

By Russell Freedman; Kate Kiesler (Illustrator)

Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780395775165, 96pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1997


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.

Praise For Out of Darkness

"An extremely well-written and informative book that tells about Braille's life and the development of his alphabet system for the blind. . . . An entertaining and fascinating look at a remarkable man." School Library Journal, Starred