• The Silence Between Us

    The Silence Between Us

    Gervais, Alison

    "Deaf teen Maya Harris must navigate a new life--and love--in this own-voices novel from award-winning author Alison Gervais. When Maya is forced to attended a hearing school, she sets out to prove that her lack of hearing won’t stop her from chasing her dreams." (NoveList)

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  • Nine Folds Make A Paper Swan

    Nine Folds Make A Paper Swan

    Gilligan, Ruth

    "Interweaves the experiences of a young Lithuanian emigrant in Ireland at the start of the twentieth century, the unlikely friendship between a young Irish deaf boy and a lonely caretaker in 1958, and the identity crisis of an Irish journalist in the present day." (NoveList)

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  • You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

    You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

    Gino, Alex

    "When her baby sister is born deaf, Jilly makes an online connection with a fellow fantasy fan, who happens to be Black and deaf, and begins to learn about the many obstacles that exist in the world for people who are different from her." (NoveList)

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  • Haben

    Haben

    Girma, Haben

    "An Eritrean American Deafblind disabilities advocate tells the story of how she learned to succeed in a world made to the measure of sighted, hearing people." (Kirkus)

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  • Whisper

    Whisper

    Keighery, Chrissie

    "When I go swimming, I am no different from anyone else. Everyone is deaf underwater. Demi swims to forget her problems. The mess she's made with Jules, the only guy who seems to understand her. Being ignored by her old friends while she tries to fit in at a new school. And how hard it is to adjust to being deaf - especially when her family keep acting like she isn't. Then Demi meets Ethan, who doesn't seem to care that she's different. But she can't hear what his friends are whispering about her. Can Demi trust him - or is she out of her depth?" (NoveList)

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  • The Story of My Life

    The Story of My Life

    Keller, Helen

    "A serious illness destroyed Helen Keller's sight and hearing at the age of two. At seven, she was helped by Anne Sullivan, her beloved teacher and friend. Through sheer determination and resolve, she learned to speak and prepared herself for entry into prep school by age sixteen. Later she enrolled at Radcliffe and graduated with honors. Her motto: "There are no handicaps, only challenges." (NoveList)

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  • Legal Rights

    Legal Rights

    "This in-depth title focuses on the many legal developments affecting the nearly 50 million people in the United States who are deaf or hard of hearing. The book covers the recent Americans with Disability Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), which amended the ADA, and the new regulations to Title II (public entities) and Title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities), along with expanded requirements from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It also introduces new resolutions currently under review in state legislature, including a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children's Bill of Rights and the Twenty-First Century Communications Video and Accessibility Act." (Publisher)

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  • Show Me A Sign

    Show Me A Sign

    LeZotte, Ann Clare

    "A young girl living on Martha's Vineyard in 1805 doesn't think her community of Deaf and hearing signers is special until the day the hearing world violently intrudes." (Kirkus)

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  • I'll Scream Later

    I'll Scream Later

    Matlin, Marlee

    "The actress describes how she lost her hearing at the age of eighteen months, the challenges of being a role model for the deaf and hearing-impaired community, and her personal struggles with addiction and abuse." (NoveList)

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  • The Art of Being Deaf

    The Art of Being Deaf

    McDonald, Donna

    "Born in 1950s Australia, McDonald was placed in an oral deaf school when she was five. There, she was trained to communicate only in spoken English. Afterwards, she attended mainstream schools where she excelled with speechreading and hard work. Her determination led to achievements that proved her to be "the deaf girl that had made good." Yet, despite her constant focus on fitting in the hearing world, McDonald soon realized that she missed her deaf schoolmates and desired to explore her closed-off feelings about being deaf." (NoveList)

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