Out of Darkness

Awards:   Short-listed for Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award 2000
Author:   Russell Freedman ,  Kate Kiesler
Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin
ISBN:  

9780395775165


Pages:   81
Publication Date:   17 March 1997
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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  • Short-listed for Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award 2000

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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.

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Author:   Russell Freedman ,  Kate Kiesler
Publisher:   Houghton Mifflin
Imprint:   Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 0.60cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.500kg
ISBN:  

9780395775165


ISBN 10:   0395775167
Pages:   81
Publication Date:   17 March 1997
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
Limited stock is available. It will be ordered for you and shipped pending supplier's limited stock.

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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.


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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. 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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