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Amulet Books 9/2/2014. New paperback. 2016-17 SC Children's Book Award nominee. Store pick, recommended by Gretchen: Get ready superfans...the newest superhero has come to town! No matter what stands in her way, El Deafo will prevail! In this fun-filled graphic novel, the reader gets to meet Cece, an average little girl with an amazing ability: the ability to hear. To the rest of us, this seems like an everyday thing, but to Cece, who is deaf, it is the greatest ability of all. Thanks to her clunky hearing aid, Cece can hear everything! Yet, after the first couple of days to school, Cece discovers that her hearing aid does more than just give her the ability to hear the people around her. It also gives her the ability to hear her teacher where ever she is in the school! Suddenly, Cece feels empowered! She is a superhero just like her favorite TV show! She is El Deafo, the superhearing superhero. Now nothing can stand in her way. No matter what challenge arises, Cece can find a solution by asking 'What would El Deafo do?' -Gretchen, store volunteer Newbery Award Honor Book.
The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel memoir from Cece BellStarting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here, she's different. She's sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain to repel potential friends. Then Cece makes a startling discovery. With the Phonic Ear she can hear her teacher not just in the classroom but anywhere her teacher is in the school--in the hallway . . . in the teacher's lounge . . . in the bathroom This is power. Maybe even superpower Cece is on her way to becoming El Deafo, Listener for All. But the funny thing about being a superhero is that it's just another way of feeling different . . . and lonely. Can Cece channel her powers into finding the thing she wants most, a true friend? Also Available: El Deafo: Superpowered Edition Get a special hardcover collector's edition of Cece Bell's beloved graphic novel with 40 bonus pages of childhood photographs, early sketches, notes from Cece, and much more
Title: EL DEAFO
ISBN Number: 1419712179
Location Published: Amulet Books: 2014
Book Condition: .
lbs: 1.12 lbs
Categories: Store Picks, For Children, Newbery Honor Books, ABCs Best Childrens Books 2014
Seller ID: 9781419712173