I Have A Sister--my Sister Is Deaf by Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson

I Have A Sister--my Sister Is Deaf

byJeanne Whitehouse Peterson

Paperback | May 23, 1984

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A young deaf child who loves to run and jump and play is affectionately described by her older sister. ‘Can give young children an understanding of the fact that deaf children . . . share all the interests of children with normal hearing.' 'C. ‘A friendly, affirmative look [at the everyday experiences of the two sisters].' 'BL.

1979 Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book
A Reading Rainbow Selection
Children's Books of 1977 (Library of Congress)

About The Author

Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson writes stories and poems for young people that reflect a deep interest in family, community, language, and culture. Her previous picture books include My Mama Sings, Sometimes I Dream Horses, and the Reading Rainbow book I Have a Sister -- My Sister is Deaf, which has been in print for more than twenty-five y...

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Title:I Have A Sister--my Sister Is DeafFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 7.81 × 0.09 inPublished:May 23, 1984Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064430596

ISBN - 13:9780064430593

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Deaf children have the same hopes, dreams and fears as other children. However, people often treat them differently because they can’t hear. I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf is the story of a young deaf child who loves to run and play. Her tale will give young children an understanding of the fact that deaf children share all the interests of children with normal hearing.

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"An excellent vehicle for explaining the world of the totally deaf to very young children." (Bulletin of the Council onInterracial Books for Children)