What Is Braille?

What Is Braille?

by Deborah Kent


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Many people who are blind learn Braille in order to read. This innovative code allows them to read everything from popular books to maps and signs, as well as to write their own books. Learn the history of Braille, how it has developed, and how it is used by the young people featured in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781464401558
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: Overcoming Barriers
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.41(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Feel of the Words 5

2 Sixty-Three Combinations 10

3 Creating the Code 17

4 Braille at Work 25

5 What Is the Future of Braille? 33

6 Looking Ahead 41

Words to Know 44

Learn More

Books 46

Web Sites 47

Index 48

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