My Sister's Choice by Jerome Parisse
Approx. 11,890 words.
Published on July 5, 2010.
Julia and her sister Helen are both deaf. Whereas Julia is deeply involved in the hearing-impaired community, Helen has always inexplicably refused to learn sign language. The two sister's world is turned upside down when Helen's new, hearing, boyfriend becomes obsessed with learning to sign. The relationship between the two sisters becomes strained, and there is no turning back...