Special Collections

Deaf Special Collection

Description: A strong collection featuring biographies, fiction and non-fiction by and about members of the deaf community. For books by and about individuals who are deafblind, visit https://www.bookshare.org/browse/collection/194343

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Moses Goes to a Concert

by Isaac Millman

Moses and his schoolmates, all deaf, attend a concert where the percussionist is also deaf.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

I Have A Sister -- My Sister Is Deaf

by Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson

A young deaf child who loves to run and jump and play is affectionately described by her older sister.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Once In Every Life

by Kristin Hannah

A time travel romance; she loves a man who doesn't dare love...

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Deaf Child Crossing

by Marlee Matlin

Despite the fact that Megan is deaf and Cindy can hear, the two girls become friends when Cindy moves into Megan's neighborhood, but when they go away to camp, their friendship is put to the test.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Sounds Like Skipper

by Kerena Marchant

This biography is of Kerena Marchant and her hearing dog Skipper a jack russel. It also talks about her adjustment to deafness.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

A Place for Grace

by Jean Davies Okimoto

With the help of a hearing-impaired man, a little dog finally manages to graduate from a training school for hearing dogs

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Sound Friendships: The Story of Willa and Her Hearing Dog

by Elizabeth Yates

When Willa looses her hearing an in accident, she learns about hearing dogs and trains with one.

Date Added: 03/08/2018


by Paul Ogden

Paul relates stories of his signal dog Chelsea, and gives insights into deaf culture.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Secret Signs: Escape Through the Underground Railroad

by Anita Riggio

A deaf child helps pass information along the Underground Railroad using a paintbrush and a panoramic egg.

Date Added: 03/08/2018


by Virginia M. Scott

After contracting meningitis, a fifteen-year-old girl becomes deaf and must struggle with accepting her hearing loss and being accepted by her friends and family.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Dovey Coe

by Frances O'Roark Dowell

There have been Coes living in the mountains of Indian Creek, North Carolina, going on forever, and everyone in town is amazed that twelve-year-old Dovey might ur and do such a terrible thing.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Your Child's Hearing Loss: What Parents Need to Know

by Debby Waldman and Jackson Roush

A practical guide for parents of children with hearing loss.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Child of Silence (Bo Bradley #1)

by Abigail Padgett

When someone tries to kill a deaf, four-year-old boy found in the dusty canyons of Southern California, child abuse investigator Bo Bradley vows to save the boy and unearth the truth.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

I Danced: A Cochlear Implant Odyssey

by Dora Tingelstad Weber

When a deaf person receives a cochlear implant and can suddenly hear, what is it like?

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Silent Dances (Starbridge #2)

by A. C. Crispin and Kathleen O'Malley

Tesa has a choice--she can have her hearing restored or take an assignment on a planet where hearing is more hindrance than help.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

The Cry of the Gull

by Emmanuelle Laborit and Constantina Mitchell and Paul Raymond Cote

A memoir by a deaf, French actress who starred in the French production of Children of a Lesser God.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Sounds from Silence: Graeme Clark and the Bionic Ear Story

by Graeme Clark

The author describes his interest in working with deaf individuals and medical science to develop the Bionic ear.

Date Added: 03/08/2018


by William Peter Blatty

A young boy, a deaf-mute, is found horribly murdered. The detective assigned to the case sees it as part of a larger and more baffling mystery...

Date Added: 03/08/2018

The Mission Adventure (Darcy and Friends)

by Joni Eareckson Tada and Steve Jensen

Although beeing in a wheelchair will make the trip difficult, Darcy feels called to go with members of her church on a mission to Guatemala where she and her sister help a deaf orphan.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Moses Goes to School

by Isaac Millman

Moses and his friends enjoy the first day of school at their special school for the deaf and hard of hearing, where they use sign language to talk to each other.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Silent Songs (Starbridge #5)

by A. C. Crispin and Kathleen O'Malley

A hostile alien race discovers the planet Trinity, where Tesa lives and works with the Grus. Several species work together to repel the invaders.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Our Stories: The Soul Of Sign Language Interpreting

by Marianne Decher

Collection of brief anecdotes submitted by sign language interpreters and consumers about their experiences. Fast read, you'll keep saying "just one more." Edited by an interpreter.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

A Maiden's Grave

by Jeffery Deaver

Eight vulnerable girls and their helpless teachers are forced off a school bus and held hostage. The madman who has them at gunpoint has a simple plan: one hostage an hour will die unless the demands are met.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

Inside Deaf Culture

by Tom Humphries and Carol Padden

A history of deaf schools, deaf theater and other aspects of deaf culture that has made it unique.

Date Added: 03/08/2018


by Frances Itani

Novel about a deaf woman and her husband, a hearing man, who serves as a medic in World War I.

Date Added: 03/08/2018

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