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River of hands - deaf heritage stories ISBN: 9781896764368
authors, Different
Published by Second Story Press, 2000
A series of four short stories, written and illustrated by deaf people, all winners of a competition, The Ladder Awards, a project of the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf. Each story has explanations after of how deaf people used to cope with situations before the advent of technology and some diagrams showing American Sign Language (ASL). While the stories and illustrations cannot be said to be of the highest quality, they will appeal to deaf children and teenagers who can share familiar predicaments with others. Available in the UK from Gazelle Books, email:, Tel: 01524 68765.
Age: 9+