El Deafo

El Deafo

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The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel memoir from Cece Bell

Starting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here, she's different. She's sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain to repel potential friends.

Then Cece makes a startling discovery. With the Phonic Ear she can hear her teacher not just in the classroom but anywhere her teacher is in the school--in the hallway . . . in the teacher's lounge . . . in the bathroom This is power. Maybe even superpower Cece is on her way to becoming El Deafo, Listener for All. But the funny thing about being a superhero is that it's just another way of feeling different . . . and lonely. Can Cece channel her powers into finding the thing she wants most, a true friend?

Also Available: El Deafo: Superpowered Edition Get a special hardcover collector's edition of Cece Bell's beloved graphic novel with 40 bonus pages of childhood photographs, early sketches, notes from Cece, and much more



Author: Cece Bell
Publisher: Amulet Books
Published: 09/02/2014
Pages: 248
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 9.00h x 5.90w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9781419712173
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.7
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 168404 / El Deafo


Review Citation(s):
Booklist 08/01/2014 pg. 57
Kirkus Reviews Fall Preview 08/15/2014 pg. 57
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2014 pg. 78
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 10/01/2014
School Library Journal 09/01/2014 pg. 173
Shelf Awareness 09/19/2014
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2014 pg. 120
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2015 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style

About the Author
Cece Bell is the author of the Newbery Honor Book and Eisner Award winner El Deafo, which received four starred reviews and was a New York Times bestseller. She is also the author of Rabbit and Robot, winner of a Geisel Honor. Cece lives with her husband, the author Tom Angleberger, in Christiansburg, Virginia. Find her online at cecebell.wordpress.com.