Books tagged: sign language

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Loner in Space
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Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This FREE book tells the story of a boy who is a bit of a loner at school and in life. His home life is also a bit in tatters since his mum died. The book takes up the story when he discovers something in the woods, near where he lives, little does he know where his discovery will take him, but the title of the book gives you an idea, what will he find there? Will he still be alone?
Breaking the Sound Barriers: 9 deaf success stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
An inspiring collection of real life stories capturing the struggles and successes of parents of deaf children and deaf adults as they explore what helped and what hindered them in navigating the world of hearing loss. An immensely practical book full of insights, strategies, tips and advice for parents and carers of deaf and hard of hearing children.
My Sister's Choice
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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...
Survival ASL: 25 Essential Signs for Kids [American Sign Language]
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Adreanaline. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Reference
This important handbook provides 25 essential signs for children to start learning American Sign Language. It has been designed especially for the mobile format, so the guide is always ready at hand for you!
The Only Witness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A novel of mystery and suspense from Daphne du Maurier Award Winning Author Pamela Beason - A missing baby. A teenage mom suspected of murder. A jaded detective whose job is on the line. A signing gorilla destined for the auction block. A scientist about to lose everything. Will the revelation that a gorilla is the only witness to the baby's kidnapping save or doom them all?
Growing Up Sam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hi. I Sam. I half bonobo, half human. That make people want to kill me. I not care. I play in my steel room. But then something go very wrong. Honorable Mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection "affecting"-- SF Site "strong...In tone the story resembles Flowers for Algernon.... Yuan-Innes pulls off quite a difficult balancing act." --Challenging Destiny
Embryos in Space
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
Turning a Deaf Ear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.
Survival ASL: 25 Essential Signs for Dating [American Sign Language]
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Adreanaline. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This quick guide has 25 important American Sign Language words to help you on your date with a deaf signer!
Secret Signs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A sign language interpreter is made the unwitting trigger for a political assassination. But can she save her code of silence, her daughter, and herself when the assassins come for her?