Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented the Alphabet for the Blind: Educational Version
In 1809, Simon-Rene and Monique Braille lived in a small town in France. The town of Coupvray was 25 miles (40 km) outside Paris.
Life was good for the family. Simon worked as a harness maker and leatherer. He made many items out of leather, including harnesses and saddles for horses, leather slippers and shoes, and leather satchels.
Educational Versions have CCSS Activities.