El Deafo
El Deafo
El Deafo

Bell Cece

El Deafo

  • Publish Date: 2014-09-02
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Cece Bell
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New York Times Bestseller

A 2015 Newbery Honor Book
Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerfuland very awkwardhearing aid.
The Phonic Ear gives Cece the ability to hearsometimes things she shouldntbut also isolates her from her classmates. She really just wants to fit in and find a true friend, someone who appreciates her as she is. After some trouble, she is finally able to harness the power of the Phonic Ear and become El Deafo, Listener for All. And more importantly, declare a place for herself in the world and find the friend shes longed for.

PRAISE FOR EL DEAFO
STARRED REVIEWS
A standout autobiography. Someone readers will enjoy getting to know.
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Worthy of a superhero.
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

This empowering autobiographical story belongs right next to Raina Telgemeiers Smile (2011) and Liz Princes Tomboy.
--Booklist

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