Louis Braille (French edition), by Theresa Marrama
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Louis Braille is known today as one of the most celebrated people in history. Although the work of many others contributed to his accomplishment, Louis Braille's invention of a tactile six-dot reading and writing system revolutionized the way blind people perceive and contribute to the world. Before his invention, Louis was an intelligent boy who was determined to learn. He overcame many challenges, including learning how to live in a world full of darkness because he was blind. He didn’t let anything stop him, and his determination to read led to his invention of "Braille", which continues to exist today as the universal reading system for the blind. Explore how Louis Braille went from being a young boy growing up in Northern France to a famous inventor. Level 2. Approximately 4,000 total words; approximately 200 unique words