The Handmade Alphabet

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Dial Books, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 32 pages
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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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User Review  - Alison Durbin - Goodreads

I loved this book for a few reasons: 1.) It seems to be a great tool to use to teach young kids the sign language alphabet. 2.) The illustrations were very well drawn and very clear. 3.) The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca Murphy - Goodreads

This book creatively teaches American Sign Language. Using images of objects beginning with the letter interwoven into the image of the hand making the letter, "The Handmade Alphabet" is an intriguing ... 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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