Mis amigos son sordos (My Friend Is Deaf)
From the Series Todo tipo de amigos (All Kinds of Friends)
In My Friend Is Deaf, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who are deaf, how deafness may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who are deaf. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends.
A diagram shows different American Sign Language signs, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Is Deaf also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
My Friend Is Deaf is part of Jump!’s All Kinds of Friends series.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, Spanish|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
Children with disabilities deserve to be positively represented in the books they read. This excellent series in Spanish introduces readers to ability diversity in a compassionate and practical way. Readers will be drawn in by the book’s full-page color photographs of children from all racial and ethnic backgrounds and all abilities and will benefit from simple text and short chapters. Photographs show friends participating in activities together without marginalizing or separating children based on their ability. Friends and caregivers of children with disabilities will learn how to be inclusive thanks to suggestions for how to make everyone feel welcome in all situations. Translations are not only accurate, but the choice of words in this series contributes to its gentle, respectful tone. VERDICT Everyone is responsible for making all children feel welcome, and this exceptional series drives that message home.