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Product Details

  • Paperback: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Pebble Books; Rev Upd edition (Jan. 29 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1429617748
  • ISBN-13: 978-1429617741
  • Product Dimensions: 0.6 x 14.6 x 17.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 358 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #215,181 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 2-Supporting national social studies standards, these books offer extremely brief discussions of special-needs children. Written and formatted in an uninspiring textbook style, each double-page spread introduces one concept, with a color photograph on the left and one or two simple sentences in large print on the right. Each cover shows a child interacting with other youngsters, but the internal pictures rarely show a special-needs child with other classmates. If the point is to understand and accept individual differences, how can one not show photographs of children with and without special needs working and playing together? Despite the controlled vocabulary, youngsters will need adult guidance to make the most of these titles.
Pamela K. Bomboy, Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Lola M. Schaefer is a Compass Point Books Author

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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9e38e420) out of 5 stars 20 reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e09415c) out of 5 stars Balanced, easy to read March 21 2013
By A. Hasting - Published on Amazon.com
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This book presented a simple, direct explanation of deafness. I work with elementary age deaf kids who sign and have cochlear implants, and they loved reading this. The text had a few "hard" words but was within their grasp with a little help.

They enjoyed looking at the picture of deaf kids with hearing aids and cochlear implants--"Just like me!" And they enjoyed looking at kids signing and going to speech.

This book has a neutral tone. Saying that some deaf kids talk, but not that it is better to talk. Saying that some deaf kids sign, but not that it is better to sign. The book conveyed "This is how it is," more fact than opinion. Exactly what I was looking for.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e0943a8) out of 5 stars Perfection Feb. 22 2011
By Jan - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This series is excellent for preschool through third grade. It gives a child an opportunity to see the differences and ask questions.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e0945e8) out of 5 stars Good introduction Jan. 13 2015
By nonnakjj - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
It is a nice easy introductory book that can help spark good conversation with children about deaf/ hard of hearing friends. Written in a way that is easy for young children to understand but doesn't speak down to older students.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e09478c) out of 5 stars Good for students Nov. 25 2014
By Sweetestjoy - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I read this with my severly visually impaired student. He didn't realize that the term blind applied to him. He is new to English. Still he enjoyed the book and had lots of questions, which is what I wanted.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e094660) out of 5 stars Great book July 10 2015
By Jk - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Library Binding Verified Purchase
Another great book to have in our classroom library. The book has colored pages with accompanying text. This book is great for preschool to primary level.


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