Books for K – 12 Classrooms

Fill your classroom with deaf role models, authentic deaf narratives, and classics in deaf literature. Ensure that deaf children see themselves represented in the books they read, and provide all children the opportunity to discover new perspectives. 

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Agatha Tiegel Hanson

Agatha Tiegel Hanson (1873-1959) is regarded as a seminal figure in Deaf history for her writing, advocacy, and leadership, though her accomplishments merit recognition within the larger context of American ...

Let’s Go In

By T. Alan Hurwitz
Foreword by Albert J. Simone
Categories: Jewish Studies

Alan Hurwitz ascended the ranks of academia to become the president of not one, but two, universities—National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology and Gallaudet University. ...

Sounds Like Home

Originally published in 1999, Sounds Like Home adds an important dimension to the canon of deaf literature by presenting the perspective of an African American deaf woman who attended a segregated deaf ...

The Gallaudet Children’s Dictionary of American Sign Language

* Featuring more than 1,000 ASL sign drawings * All signs paired with charming color illustrations * Introduction explains how to sign ASL and fingerspell * Complete index of English terms for each sign, ...

Deaf American Prose, 1980–2010

In Deaf life, the personal narrative holds sway because most Deaf individuals recall their formative years as solitary struggles to understand and to be understood. Few deaf people in the past related ...

The Deaf Way II Anthology

Edited by Tonya M. Stremlau

In July 2002, the second Deaf Way Conference and Festival took place at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., attracting more than 5,000 people worldwide. Researchers, artists, performers, and others ...

Handy Stories to Read and Sign

Handy Stories to Read and Sign takes a bilingual, fun approach to help beginning readers, deaf and hearing, improve their comprehension of both English and American Sign Language (ASL). Charmingly illustrated, ...

Deaf American Poetry

“The Deaf poet is no oxymoron,” declares editor John Lee Clark in his introduction to Deaf American Poetry: An Anthology. The 95 poems by 35 Deaf American poets in this volume more than confirm his ...

The Week the World Heard Gallaudet

In 200 full-color and black-and-white photographs, The Week the World Heard Gallaudet depicts, day by day, the Deaf President Now! Revolution at Gallaudet University as it unfolded March 6 - 13, 1988. ...

Through Deaf Eyes

In 2001, the Smithsonian Institution presented the landmark photographic exhibition History Through Deaf Eyes, representing nearly 200 years of United States deaf history. Drawing heavily on the extensive ...