Handtalk school

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Four Winds Press, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Words and sign language depict a group of students involved in putting on a Thanksgiving play at a school for deaf children.

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User Review  - jewolf - LibraryThing

This book really shins light of the fact that just because kids are different, everyone is still the same. This would be a great story to use during a lesson plan that highlights children with exceptionalities. Read full review

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User Review  - MSittig - LibraryThing

this is a wonderful informational book about sign language. This book focuses on a group of students at school who can only use sign language to communicate. This book is a great learning tool because ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

George Ancona was born December 4, 1929 in Brooklyn , NY. When he finished high school, he went to Mexico for six months to meet his family. He returned to New York and went to work as a graphic designer. Ancona began taking pictures of his children, and decided that photography would be his hobby. After ten years he quit his job and become a professional photographer. From these photos, he began to make children's books using the words of other writers. After several books, his editor asked him to try his own hand at writing Since then, Ancona has produced more than eighty books for children. Ancona's awards include a Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Citation for Handtalk Birthday, a Parent's Choice Award for The Piņata Maker, and an Outstanding Science Trade Book Citation for The Golden Tamarind Comes Home.