Into a movie in the near future Note I m an Affiliate If you re interested in buying El #Deafo Just Click On The #just click on the below to go through my link I ll make a small commission Support creators you love Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with Ko ficombookspoils It oesn t take a genius to figure out why I wanted to read this bookI m not going to show any other picture from the book because I Knocked Up by a Thug d end up highlighting everything Find all of my reviews at is the autobiographical story of Cece Bell and her experiences of going to school as the onlyeaf kid in the class From her own insecurities to people treating her African or American?: Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861 different Cece found a coping mechanism in the form of El Deafo a superhero with nerves of steel who Cece imagined saying andoing everything she only wished she was brave enough to This is a great book for youngsters Aside from pointing out the obvious fact that people are people and shouldn t be treated The Logic of Self-Destruction different just because they aren t an exact copy of everyone else it alsoid a great job of explaining in kid terms exactly how it might make the person who is being treated Around the Sacred Fire: Native Religious Activism in the Red Power Era differently feel It also takes you through all the other trials and tribulations a young in might experience while navigating their way through elementary school Things like embarrassing parents making friends and frenemies first crushes and most importantly My 3 Star rating is the lowest amongst my friends which is totally legit since I m easily the biggest jerk in the group of those who have read it Since I am such a jerk allow me to go off on a tangent Such a switch from my regular reviews which always stay on topic I know An open letter to schoolteachers who assign nightly reading as homework I am a reader and I love this My small human however is not I haveone my parental The Alchemy of Opposites duty and made sure that said small person is capable of reading at a top of the charts level but unfortunately I cannot make him enjoy reading You know what might Reading a story about a little bunny who eavesdrops on her teachers That stuff is HILARIOUS to a kid Buuuuuuuuut since the story was contained in a graphic novel and not a real seriously book itoesn t count toward the weekly reading reuirement because it would be cheating since it has so many pictures and not as many words Yeah You know what you can Holy Crap The World is Ending The Anunnaki Chronicles do My heart is so happy This was absolutely adorable And so informative Middle gradeyoung adult graphic novel In comic book form Cece Bell tells the story of a young girl rabbit growing up with a severe hearing impairment Sheoes a great job tackling the subject with humor and pathos letting us see the world through the narrator s eyes and hear through her super Phonic Ear Along the way we meet pushy friends clueless peers helpful teachers not so helpful siblings and a whole cast of other characters that any kid can relate to A great novel for raising awareness and promoting understanding because not everyone hears the world the same way whether we have a super powerful Phonic Ear or not. Ero is that it's just another way of feeling ifferent and lonely Can Cece channel her powers into finding the thing she wants most a true friendThis funny perceptive graphic novel memoir about growing up hearing impaired is also an unforgettable book about growing up and all the super and super embarrassing moments along the way. Cece Bell uses the graphic novel format to tell her own story of hearing loss and the imagination of a child going through it I thought it was fantastic presenting real issues like how friendships change the balancing of the best technology with the most comfortable technology resistance to learning ASL etc Some of my favorite moments were just in the artistic representations particularly a few pages on the trampoline And who wouldn t love the character #of El Deafo the superhero who fearlessly confronts the worldI felt myself responding very positively but started to wonder how the #El Deafo the superhero who fearlessly confronts the worldI felt myself responding very positively but started to wonder how the community had responded That s when I iscovered this was a memoir up until then I thought it was just a story and found this article about how it empowers kids Ah so good to know I zoomed through this on the The Wrong Complexion for Protection day my students were exploring the juvenile section of the library and reliving their childhoods What a gift Cece Bell has given us in this fantastic graphic novel It is a very realistic portrayal of her own elementary school experiences her illness and hearing impairment moving adjusting to a new school a giant hearing aid trying to make friends and the manyifferent reactions to her eafness I found both her and her alter ego El Deafo to be honest smart and funny A wonderful story about growing up and learning the strengths in our ifferences I actually took this out of the library for my aughter She absolutely evoured this book reading it constantly until she finished I heard her chuckle uite a few times but I also overheard her explaining the book to her grandfather in Children of the Sun detail and she mentioned theifficulties she observed in the story This book has a great message for all ages 3 I liked it stars Reading level 8 12 years but all ages can enjoyAfter a sudden illness strikes Cece when she is four she finds herself hearing impaired after recovering Her Approaches To Academic Reading And Writing doctors have given her aevice to wear which helps her hear but it s very noticeable being strapped to her chest and having cords in her ears Over the years Cece faces many trials brought on by her impairment from being made fun of to friends wanting to be friends so they can have a eaf friend to people
shouting in her ears and blasting the radio and television This is the in her ears and blasting the radio and television This is the story of how Cece grew up with little hearing and how she reamed of using it as a superpower to help herA very funny look at growing up with a hearing impairment As I am a fan of Raina Telgemeir s graphic novels based on her childhood When she blurbed El Deafo I knew I would enjoy itCece loses her hearing at the age of four as a result of sudden illness All at once she has to relearn how to communicate with those around her including family and friends School turns out to be a bit tricky since she can t read her teacher s lips at all times Not to worry Phonic Ear to the rescueCece s Phonic Ear hearing aid gives her superpowers but it also makes her feel alienated and ifferent not the easiest things to juggle while tryi. Starting at a new school is scary even so with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest At her old school everyone in Cece's class was eaf Here she is ifferent She is 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 ,
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exposed by the above panel This brought to mind a similarby the above panel This brought to mind a similar in one of my favorite episodes in Master of None season two Overall I enjoyed this middle grade graphic novel than I expected with the months of waiting So the anticipation to finally read El Deafo paid off uite well Oh and just throwing it out there I love to see this story turned. Ece makes a startling iscovery With the Phonic Ear she can hear her teacher not just in the classroom but anywhere her teacher is in 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 superh. .