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Proud to be deaf : discover my community and my language

Beese, Ava2017
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Ava 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 BSL phrases.
Main title:
Author:
Beese, Ava, authorBeese, Lilli, authorBeese, Nick, author
Imprint:
London : Wayland, 2017.
Collation:
48 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience:
Juvenile.
ISBN:
9781526302182 (hbk. :)
Local class:
C362.42C362.42 HEALTHHEALTH
Language:
English
BRN:
4149313
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