Hand, heart & mind : : the story of the education of America's deaf people

Title Hand, heart & mind : : the story of the education of America's deaf people
Names Walker, Lou Ann.
Book Number BR009702
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Surveys the education of deaf people since ancient times. The author describes discrimination; early schools in Europe; and the feud between the Gallaudets, father and son, and Alexander Graham Bell over the methods used to educate deaf people in America. She also discusses the 1988 demand by deaf students for a deaf president at Gallaudet University. For grades 5-8 and older readers.
Local Subject Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Short Book - SH
Disability Interest - DII
Education - EDU
General Non-Fiction - GNF
History - HST
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Disability Themes - DIS
Hearing Disability Interest - DIH
Audience Notes For grades 5-8.
LC Subject Deaf - Education - United States - History - Juvenile literature
Call Number j371.9120973 JNF
Language English
Released 1994
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1994 (National Braille Press, transcribing agency. National Braille Press, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York : Dial Books, c1994.
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