Language First Reading List

A Place for Grace, by Jeane Davies Okimoto

Boy, by Phil Cummings

Caesar: On Deaf Ears, by Loren Spiotta-Dimard

Can You Hear A Rainbow? The Story of a Deaf Boy Named Chris, by Jamee Riggio

Charlie and the Frog, by Karen Kane

Child of Silent Night, by Edith Fisher Hunter

Dad, Jackie, and Me, by Myron Uhlberg

Deaf Cinderella, by Adonia K. Smith

Deafinitely Awesome: The Story of Acorn, by Mary L. Motley

Dina the Deaf Dinosaur, by Carole Addabbo Valentine

Duke the Deaf Dog series, by Kelly Brakenhoff 

Ezekiel Help Clean the House, by Mary Lyons

Friends, by Theron Parker, illustrated by Daniel Winship 

Hand Talk: Reni’s Feelings, by Barbara Champion

Julia’s Words, by Judith L. Roth

Moses Goes to a Concert, by Isaac Millman

Moses Goes to the Circus, by Isaac Millman

Moses Goes to School, by Isaac Millman

Moses Sees a Play, by Isaac Millman 

My Deaf Friend Can Do Anything You Can Do!, by Tanesha Ausby 

My Monster Truck Goes Everywhere With Me, by Kathleen Marcath, illustrated by Isaac Liang and Pardeep Mehra

My Name is Maya, by Shay Abigail

Secret Signs: Along the Underground Railroad, Anita Riggio

Shay and Ivy: Beyond the Kingdom, by Sheena McFeeley

She Touched the World: Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer, by Sally Hobart Alexander & Robert Alexander

Show Me a Sign, by Ann Clare LeZotte

Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy, by Bill Wise

Song for A Whale, by Lynne Kelly 

The Deaf Musicians, by Pete Seeger

The Silence Between Us, by Alison Gervais

The Smart Princess and Other Deaf Tales, by Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf*

The Sound of All Things, by Myron Uhlberg 

The Spelling Window, by Dawn L. Watkins

Tree Wise the Signing Branches, by Antoinette Abbamonte

You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!, by Alex Gino

You’re Welcome, Universe, by Whitney Gardner