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The Story of My Life (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Story of My Life (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Helen Keller
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When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller (1880-1968) suffered a severe illness that left her blind and deaf. Not long after, she also became mute. Her tenacious struggle to overcome these handicaps-with the help of her inspired teacher, Anne Sullivan-is... (read more)

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The World I Live in / Helen Keller
The World I Live in / Helen Keller
by Helen Keller
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The NYRB Classics series is designedly and determinedly exploratory and eclectic, a mix of fiction and non-fiction from different eras and times and of various sorts. The series includes nineteenth century novels and experimental novels, reportage and... (read more)

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If a Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard (Jewish Women Writers)
If a Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard (Jewish Women Writers)
by Jennifer Rosner
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Jewish Studies. When Jennifer Amy Rose's firstborn baby fails her postnatal hearing test, Rose is stunned: How will she and her husband, both hearing, raise a deaf child? How will they communicate with a baby who can't hear... (read more)

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Conversational Sign Language II: An Intermediate Advanced Manual
Conversational Sign Language II: An Intermediate Advanced Manual
by Willard Madsen
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This book presents English words and their American Sign Language (ASL) equivalents in 63 lessons. Part one covers 750 words and their signs. Part two deals with the interpretation of 220 English idioms (which have over 300 usages in ASL). Part three... (read more)

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Signing Made Easy: A Complete Program for Learning Sign Language. Includes Sentence Drills and Exercises for Increased Comprehension and
Signing Made Easy: A Complete Program for Learning Sign Language. Includes Sentence Drills and Exercises for Increased Comprehension and
by Rod R Butterworth
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For the fourth most used language in the United States, there has not previously been a manual that did more than simply show how to make individual signs. Signing Made Easy teaches how to use signing as a language.... (read more)

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Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love
Hands of My Father: A Hearing Boy, His Deaf Parents, and the Language of Love
by Myron Uhlberg
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By turns heart-tugging and hilarious, Myron Uhlbergs memoir tells the story of growing up as the hearing son of deaf parents—and his life in a world that he found unaccountably beautiful, even as he longed to escape it. “Does sound have... (read more)

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When the Phone Rings, My Bed Shakes: Memoirs of a Deaf Doctor
When the Phone Rings, My Bed Shakes: Memoirs of a Deaf Doctor
by P Zazove
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At the age of four, Philip Zazove was speaking to his father, who turned away to replace some books on a shelf. "Daddy", Philip cried, "look at me when I talk!" His father replied, and Philip said, "What did you say, Daddy?" His father turned around and... (read more)

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Teaching from the Heart and Soul: The Robert F. Panara Story (Deaf Lives)
Teaching from the Heart and Soul: The Robert F. Panara Story (Deaf Lives)
by Harry G Lang
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The Sixth Volume in the Deaf Lives Series Robert F. Panara lost his hearing from spinal meningitis in 1931 at the age of ten. However, he could read and write, and with his friends’ help, Bob (as he was known), made it through high school. His new... (read more)

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The Handmade Alphabet
The Handmade Alphabet
by Laura Rankin
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The language of signing communicated with lyrical clarity and creativity. To celebrate its expressiveness, artist Laura Rankin presents her striking interpretation of the manual alphabet. Here, the hand that signs "V" holds a valentine, "I" points to... (read more)

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Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers: Communicate with Your Child Before They Can Speak
Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers: Communicate with Your Child Before They Can Speak
by Christopher Brown
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All parents know the frustrations of trying to work out a childs needs when they are too young to communicate with words. This easy-to-use guide helps parents teach their children basic signs, allowing the child to express themselves from as early as... (read more)

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Helen Keller :a life
Helen Keller :a life
by Dorothy Herrmann
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A full-scale biography that takes us beyond the image of Helen Keller as the young girl portrayed in The Miracle Worker and brings to life the complex woman whose private self has until now been shrouded in legend. Helen Keller couldn't hear, couldn't... (read more)

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American Sign Language Directory
American Sign Language Directory
by Peter Adams
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This illustrated guide is divided into five main tabbed sections: letters, numbers, common words, phrases and classifiers.... (read more)

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The Imprisoned Guest: Samuel Howe and Laura Bridgman, the Original Deaf-Blind Girl
The Imprisoned Guest: Samuel Howe and Laura Bridgman, the Original Deaf-Blind Girl
by Elisabeth Gitter
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In 1837, Samuel Gridley Howe, the ambitious director of Boston's Perkins Institution for the Blind, heard about Laura Bridgman, a bright deaf-blind seven-year-old, the daughter of New Hampshire farmers. He resolved to dazzle the world by rescuing her... (read more)

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My Maggie
My Maggie
by Richard King
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My Maggie is the story of a woman who overcame enormous odds to live a happy and fulfilling life. She suffered from three different cancers in her life and also battled a rare disease called Usher Syndrome, which slowly took away her sight and hearing... (read more)

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Sign Language Conversations for Beginning Signers (Sign Language Materials)
Sign Language Conversations for Beginning Signers (Sign Language Materials)
by Jane Schneider
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Written for beginning signers, these practice conversations and vocabulary building activities cover the subjects of: Getting Acquainted: Family & Friends; Food, Clothing & Shopping; Health; Pets, Animals & Colors; Sports; and Emergency... (read more)

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Light in My Darkness, 2nd Edition
Light in My Darkness, 2nd Edition
by Helen Keller
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Helen Keller, Time Magazines woman of the century, reveals her mystical side in this best-selling spiritual autobiography. Writing that her first reading of Emanuel Swedenborg at age fourteen gave her truths that were “to my faculties what light... (read more)

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The Printer
The Printer
by Myron Uhlberg
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- Author's Note provides historical context for newspapers, deaf workers in the early 1900s, and communicating with American Sign Language (ASL).- Endnote offers illustrated directions for constructing a printer's four-cornered newspaper hat.... (read more)

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Baby Signing 1 2 3: The Easy-To-Use Illustrated Guide for Every Stage and Every Age
Baby Signing 1 2 3: The Easy-To-Use Illustrated Guide for Every Stage and Every Age
by Nancy Cadjan
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Featuring 400 signs, this is the most comprehensive, user-friendly handbook for parents who want to enhance communication with any child through American Sign Language. Laura Berg is one of the worldandrsquo;s go-to experts on baby sign language. The... (read more)

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Signing for Kids (Rev 07 Edition)
Signing for Kids (Rev 07 Edition)
by Mickey Flodin
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The bestselling Parents' Choice Award Winner-now expanded with a new section on computer and technology terms. Fully illustrated in a large format with clear, easy-to-read instructions, Signing for Kids features the clearest instructions and easiest-to... (read more)

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Linguistics of American Sign Language : an Introduction - With DVD (5TH 11 Edition)
Linguistics of American Sign Language : an Introduction - With DVD (5TH 11 Edition)
by Clayton Valli
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Completely reorganized to reflect the growing intricacy of the study of ASL linguistics, the 5th edition presents 26 units in seven parts. Part One: Introduction presents a revision of Defining Language and an entirely new unit, Defining Linguistics... (read more)

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