Health and Abilities

Freddie and the Fairy

Freddie found a fairy Tangled in a tree. Freddie is desperate for a pet, so when he rescues Bessie-Belle and she offers to grant his wishes he knows just what to ask for. The only problem is that Bessie-Belle can’t hear very well, and Freddie tends to mumble. Whatever can they do? Luckily the Fairy …

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The Deaf Musicians

Poor Lee! He used to be a jazzman who could make the piano go yimbatimba- TANG—zang-zang. But now he’s lost his hearing, and the bandleader had to let him go. So Lee goes to a school for the deaf to learn sign language. There, he meets Max, who used to play the sax. Riding the …

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Cosmo Gets an Ear

This fun and imaginative book shows that wearing a hearing aid can be a pleasant experience. This humorous depiction of hearing, before and after hearing aids, makes it a best seller with children and Audiologists. Hearing aid, Deaf, Hard of heating

Addy’s Race

Addy has worn hearing aids for as long as she can remember. Her mother tells her this makes her special, but now that Addy’s in grade six, she wants to be special for what she’s done. When Addy joins the school running club to keep her best friend, Lucy, company, she discovers she is a …

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El Deafo

Starting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest! At her old school, everyone in Cece’s class was deaf. Here, she’s different. She’s sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems …

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Dad and Me in the Morning

Early one morning, a young boy wakes to the light of his alarm clock. He puts on his hearing aids and clothes, then goes to wake his father. Together they brave the cold as they walk down the dirt road that leads to the beach. Lakin’s understated story reminds readers that sometimes the best way …

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Cheshire Moon

Miranda is deaf and her closest friend Timothy has disappeared at sea. Without him, communication is difficult, often embarrassing, sometimes impossible. Miranda is left alone, alienated, and unsure of herself. Thrown into the company of Boone, a neighbor who helps her aunt keep up the yard, Miranda struggles with her loyalty to Timothy and her …

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A Birthday for Ben

Special stories publishing in conjunction with Irish deaf kids are delighted to make “A birthday for Ben” a childrens picture book available to you. Children with hearing issues may often feel different to their peers due to wearing hearing-aids. Or feel left behind in games or group situations that involve auditory exchanges. This story helps …

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Takedown

Jake thinks the great challenge of his senior year will be for the wrestling championship. Then he begins having seizures that threaten everything he values. His wrestling career…his driving privileges…his relationship with his girlfriend…even his college scholarship. During one harrowing wrestling season, he has to re-invent his whole life.A powerful story with rare praise from …

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