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Proud to be deaf : discover my community and my language

By: Beese, Ava Beese, Lilli Beese, Nick Marti, Romina(Illustrated by)

1526302195 / 9781526302199
Paperback
362.42
08/11/2018
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England
23 cm 48 pages : illustrations (colour)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 235133, Points 0.50, Book Level 5.60,
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2017.

A wonderful child-led book that celebrates Deaf culture and introduces readers to British Sign LanguageMarvellously positive and encouraging throughout, this would be a useful addition to any primary school or public library, as well as being useful to help any child understand a little more about their deaf peers. - The CarouselAva is like any other 7-year-old. She likes to talk and laugh with her friends, is obsessed with dogs and loves being active.

Ava is also deaf - and she's proud of it. She loves her deaf community, that she's bilingual, and that she experiences the world differently from hearing people.

In this book, Ava welcomes her hearing peers to her daily life, the way technology helps her navigate the world and explains common misconceptions about deaf people - and introduces some of her deaf heroes who have achieved amazing things.

She talks about her experiences at school making friends with hearing children, and teaches readers the BSL alphabet and some BSL phrases.

Featuring photos of Ava, her friends and family throughout, plus illustrations of hand signs, this book celebrates deafness rather than discussing 'overcoming challenges' or 'stigma'.

Perfect for readers aged 5 and upwards.

BIC:

4KHF For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, 5AF Interest age: from c 5 years, YXK Personal & social issues: disability & special needs (Children's / Teenage)

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