Can You Hear a Rainbow?: The Story of a Deaf Boy Named Chris

Can You Hear a Rainbow?: The Story of a Deaf Boy Named Chris

by Jamee Riggio Heelan, Nicola Simmonds

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-Chris, who's about 10 years old, explains how he uses sign language, hearing aids, lip reading, and other visual clues to compensate for his condition. He compares himself to both a hearing friend and a deaf one, pointing out similarities and differences. Computer-generated pictures of photo-realistic heads, faces, arms, hands, a dog, and other living things are superimposed on clothes, furniture, and backgrounds. The boxed text has clear and distinct borders that complement the background colors. The result is a rather interesting effect-not as sharp as photographs, but more realistic than drawings. Although the material covered isn't new, it is accurate and worth repeating, and the format is appealing.-Nancy A. Gifford, Schenectady County Public Library, NY Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

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Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
Publication date:
A Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Learning Book Series
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Product dimensions:
9.38(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.34(d)
730L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 10 Years

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