Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

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Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

by Jen Bryant

Illustrations by Boris Kulikov

First Release:

October 2016

ISBN: 9780449813386

2017 Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Young Children
An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet. Pronunciation guide. Author’s note. More about Braille. Further resources. The Braille alphabet. Full-color mixed-media illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780449813386
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added
    Publisher: Knopf
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 11"x 8 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.3, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.3, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 590L
    Awards & Honors: Beehive Award 2019 Nominee NSTA Best STEM Books for Students K -12: 2017
    CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, K–2
    Genre: Nonfic
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