My First Book of Sign

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Forest House Publishing Company, Jul 1, 1992 - Foreign Language Study - 76 pages
A full-color alphabet book that gives the sign for 150 of the words most frequently used by young children. The author is the parent of a hearing-impaired child. Includes: * Sign Descriptions * Index. "The illustrations depict children with cutesy chubby cheeks, wide eyes & vacuous smiles, & they are clear & colorful, & some of the children are shown wearing hearing aids. This type of material is needed & in demand, & this book provides solid basic information & clear signing."--School Library Journal. "Arranged alphabetically & looking like an ABC book, this is both appealing & useful."--School Library Journal, A Literary Guild Book Club Selection Review.

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About the author (1992)

Baker is Assistant Professor of Biology at Bates College, Lewiston, ME, and the mother of a deaf child.

Gillen is Assistant Professor of Drawing and Prin tmaking at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.