El Deafo

Written by Cece Bell and Illustrated by David Lasky

The poignant memoir of a young girl who lost her hearing due to spinal meningitis and must now wear a Phonic Ear, or large hearing aid. Poor Cece stands out in the crowd when all she wants is to fit in and make friends. The book chronicles her journey to accept her disability.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
248
Publisher
Amulet Books
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9781419712173
Lexile 680L
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