The Handmade Alphabet

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Dial Books, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 32 pages
15 Reviews
Presents the handshape for each letter of the American manual alphabet accompanied by an object whose name begins with that letter.

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Beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
Detailed pictures tell the alphabet in sign language. - Goodreads
Simple, interesting illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - April Poulter - Goodreads

This is a beautiful book! It is so neat that someone wrote/illustrated an alphabet book using Sign Language. Not only does it help children who aren't deaf to learn Sign Language, but it also helps ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashley Whiteley - Goodreads

I loved loved loved this book! I have always been interested in American sign language. It is an important form of communication and I think that everyone should know it. It is a great book to learn ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Ginger Foglesong Gibson is the author of numerous books for children, including the bilingual favorites Fiesta!, Siesta, and Bravo! She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in early childhood education, and now lives in Seattle, Washington.

Laura Rankin is the creator of The Handmade Alphabet, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie. She is the illustrator of many other books for children, including A Balloon for Isabel, by Deborah Underwood. She lives in Easton, Maryland.

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