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Train Go Sorry by
Call Number: 305.9082 C66t
Publication Date: 1995-04-25
Leah Hager Cohen, a hearing person, grew up on New York's Lafayette School for the Deaf's campus. Her book delves into her life among the Deaf and their culture.
Mean Little Deaf Queer by
Publication Date: 2009-06-01
In 1959, the year Terry Galloway turned nine, the voices of everyone she loved began to disappear. No one yet knew that an experimental antibiotic given to her mother had wreaked havoc on her fetal nervous system, eventually causing her to go deaf. As a self-proclaimed "child freak," she acted out her fury with her boxy hearing aids and Coke-bottle glasses by faking her own drowning at a camp for crippled children.
Deaf Gain by
Publication Date: 2014-10-15
Deaf people are usually regarded by the hearing world as having a lack, as missing a sense. Yet a definition of deaf people based on hearing loss obscures a wealth of ways in which societies have benefited from the significant contributions of deaf people. In this bold intervention into ongoing debates about disability and what it means to be human, experts from a variety of disciplines--neuroscience, linguistics, bioethics, history, cultural studies, education, public policy, art, and architecture--advance the concept of Deaf Gain and challenge assumptions about what is normal.
Seeing Voices by
Publication Date: 1989-08-02
Dr. Sacks takes us into the world of the deaf, a world he explores with the same passion and insight that have illuminated other human conditions for his readers everywhere.
A Quiet Kind of Thunder by
Publication Date: 2018-01-09
A girl who can't speak and a boy who can't hear go on a journey of self-discovery and find support with each other.
You're Welcome, Universe by
Publication Date: 2017-03-07
When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for the Deaf, she covers it up with a beautiful (albeit illegal) graffiti mural. Her supposed best friend snitches, the principal expels her, and her two mothers set Julia up with a one-way ticket to a "mainstream" school in the suburbs, where she's treated like an outcast as the only deaf student. The last thing she has left is her art, and not even Banksy himself could convince her to give that up.
Five Flavors of Dumb by
Publication Date: 2011-09-29
Piper is a seventeen-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band, Dumb, a paying gig. The catch? Piper is deaf. Can she manage a band with five wildly different musicians, nurture a budding romance, and discover her own inner rock star, though she can't hear Dumb's music?
Can Bears Ski? by
Publication Date: 2020-11-10
Little Bear feels the world around him. ut something else is missing, like when his friends tell jokes that he isn't sure he understands, or when all around him Little Bear hears the question, "Can bears ski?" Then, one day, Dad Bear takes him to see an "aud-i-olo-gist," and Little Bear learns that he has been experiencing deafness and will start wearing hearing aids.
El Deafo by
Publication Date: 2014-09-02
Cece is starting at new school where, unlike her old school, not everyone is Deaf. She feels nervous until she realizes her hearing aid can help her hear her teacher from almost anywhere in the school. With what feels like a new superpower, Cece becomes El Deafo!
Show Me a Sign by
Publication Date: 2020-03-03
Mari is deaf and nearly everyone can communicate in sign language. Mary has never felt isolated. She is proud of her lineage. But recent events have delivered winds of change. For one, a cunning young scientist has arrived, hoping to discover the origin of the island's prevalent deafness. His maniacal drive to find answers soon renders Mary a "live specimen" in a cruel experiment. Her struggle to save herself is at the core of this penetrating and poignant novel that probes our perceptions of ability and disability.