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To the new colonists, the teeming, ocean-dominated planet of Typhon seems a wondrous and exotic paradise--until the land erupts with incomprehensible violence, consuming the colony in a fiery hell.
Short stories by this prolific and award winning science fiction author. The title story is about truly unique music and its guardians, deafness and blindness.
There are no words. . . Holly Summers is deaf, but she "hears" thanks to her immense talent for lip-reading.
This is the first book to consider both deaf and hearing perspectives on the dynamics of adult sibling relationships.
Aiming to present the reality of the lives of deaf-blind individuals to people who interact with them, Stoffel, a retired systems engineer and freelance writer, draws on interviews with 12 deaf-blind individuals, including himself, from around the world.
Aimed at preschool age children, "Mommy, What is Deaf?" explains sound, the definition of "deaf", and all the reasons why some people can not hear. With straight forward text, and uncomplicated drawings, young children easily understand how the ears work, and why in some people they do not.
This book is about the struggle of a deaf-blind girl named Helen Keller and her victory in learning words with the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan. The life of Helen Keller brought hope to many.
A brief biography of the woman who overcame her handicaps of being both blind and deaf.
With the help of a hearing-impaired man, a little dog finally manages to graduate from a training school for hearing dogs
Summary: A 10-year-old boy returns to his parents' apple farm for the holidays after his first term at a school for the deaf in Philadelphia. [
Discusses the careers for which dogs have been trained and their work as hunters, shepherds, guides for the blind, lifeguards, detectives, friends and companions, etc.
Julie wants to become class president change the detention system after experiencing it first hand. But will her new friend and running mate, who is deaf, help or hurt her chances?
Paul relates stories of his signal dog Chelsea, and gives insights into deaf culture.
The story of Laura Bridgman, the first deaf and blind child to be taught to communicate with the outside world, some fifty years before Helen Keller.
As she becomes friends with Rachel, a deaf girl who has joined her sixth-grade class, Alex begins to feel that God has given her a mission to protect Rachel from the boy who is tormenting her.
Jackie Robinson is the new first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers--and the first black player in Major League Baseball. A young boy shares the excitement of Robinson's rookie season with his deaf father.
Mandy thinks a dog could be trained by a deaf boy at school.
Chelsea can't figure out what is wrong with Pete, the new puppy. As the book goes on she learns Pete is special despite his disabilities
In this book, you will find out all about Helen Keller, before she made history.
Discusses the history, training, uses, and breeds of dogs who work with the deaf
Tells the inspirational tale of this spirited crusader. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today.
Biography of the young deaf-blind girl who became a famous writer. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations.
The life of Helen Keller told in this biography also contains brief historical highlights that help illuminate certain concepts discussed in the book.
This is the true story of Annie Sullivan's and Helen Keller's courage and determination to succeed. grades 5-8
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