Titles Featuring Deaf Culture

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Titles for Lower Grades (PreK-Grade 4):

  1. Addabbo, Carole. Dina the Deaf Dinosaur. Illus. by Valentine. 1996.
  2. Asletine, Lorraine. I’m Deaf and It’s Okay. Albert Whitman and Company, 1986.
  3. Austover, Fara. Harmony Hears a Hoot. Mascot Books, 2014.
  4. Blackington, Debbie. Gracie’s Ears. Pebbleton Press, 2011.
  5. Bonner, Symara Nicola. River of Hands: Deaf Heritage Stories. Second Story Press, 2001.
  6. Booth, Barbara N. Mandy. Illus. by Jim LaMarche. HarperCollins, 1991.
  7. Clemente, Gary. Cosmo Gets an Ear. Modern Signs Press, 1994.
  8. Dyerson, Patricia. Very Special Dragon. Port to Print, 1999.
  9. Gaynor, Kate. A Birthday for Ben. Illus. by Karen Quirke. Special Stories, 2008.
  10. Hamilton, Ron. Alan and the Baron. National Association of the Deaf.
  11. Klein, Maggie. Maxi’s Super Ears. Maggie Klein, 2015.
  12. Kupfer, Wendy. Let’s Hear it for Almigal. Handfinger Press, 2012.
  13. Lakin, Patricia. Dad and Me in the Morning. Illus. by Robert Steele. Albert Whitman, 1994.
  14. Mackinnon, Christy. Silent Observer. Gallaudet University Press, 1993.
  15. McFeely, Sheena. Shay & Ivy: Beyond the Kingdom. Mansfield Press, 2015.
  16. Napoli, Donna Jo. Hands & Hearts: With 15 Words in American Sign Language. Illus. by Amy Bates. Harry N. Abrams, 2014.
  17. Okimoto, Jean Davis. A Place for Grace. Sasquatch Books, 1996.
  18. Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse. I Have a Sister – My Sister is Deaf. Illus. by Deborah Korgan Ray. Harper Collins, 1984.
  19. Riggio, Anita. Secret Signs: Along the Underground Railroad. Turtleback Books, 2003.
  20. Rushford, Betty. Best Buddies: And the Fruit of the Spirit. American Star Books, 1994.
  21. Thal, Michael. Goodbye Tchaikovsky. Royal Fireworks Press, 2012.

Titles for Middle and Upper Grades (Grades 5-12):

  1. Anderson, Laura Lee. Song of Summer. Bloomsbury Spark, 2015
  2. Andrews, Jean. The Flying Fingers Club. Kendall Green Publications, 1988.
  3. Andrews, V.C. Melody. Pocket Books, 1996.
  4. Armstrong, Jennifer. Mary Mehan Awake. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1997.
  5. Arnold, Madelyn. Bird-Eyes. Stonewall Inn Editions, 1998.
  6. Bell, Cece. El Deafo. Harry N. Abrams, 2014.
  7. Berk, Josh. Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2010.
  8. Bowen Candace C. A Knight of Silence. KnightTime Press, 2010.
  9. Brown, Teri. Read My Lips. Simon Pulse, 2008.
  10. Burgess, Melvin. Loving April. Puffin Books, 1996.
  11. Corcoran, Barbara. A Dance to Still Music. MacMillan Publishing Company, 1997.
  12. Dowell, Frances O’Roarke. Dovey Coe. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.
  13. Ferris, Jean. Of Sound Mind. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
  14. John, Antony. Five Flavors of Dumb. Dial Books, 2010.
  15. Jordan, Sherryl. The Raging Quiet. Simon Pulse, 2004.
  16. Keighery, Chrissie. Whisper. Hardie Grant Egmont, 2011.
  17. King, Mary. Stolen Shadows. Author House, 2002.
  18. LeZotte, Ann Clare. T4. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2008.
  19. Matlin, Marlee. Deaf Child Crossing. Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2004.
  20. McElfresh. Lynn E. Strong Deaf. Namelos, 2012.
  21. Miller, Sarah. Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller. Atheneum Books for Young Reader, 2007.
  22. Rorby, Ginny. Hurt Go Happy. Starscape, 2006.
  23. Salpeter, Elyse. Flying to the Light. KeBen, 2014 .
  24. Selznik, Brian. Wonderstruck. Scholastic, 2011.
  25. Uhlberg, Myron. Dad, Jackie, and Me. Illus. by Colin Bootman. Peachtree Publishers, 2007.
  26. Wilsoncraft, J.S. My Haunting Love. Write More Publications, 2013.
  27. Woodson, Jacqueline. Feathers. G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers, 2007.

 

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