We have previously asked on our Facebook page to recommend books that feature deaf and hard of hearing characters.
Below is a list of books mentioned in the Facebook post.
If you come across a book not mentioned let us know on Facebook or email: info@deafchildren.org.au.

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Children’s Books

Boy by Phil Cummings and Shane Devries
Freddie and the Fairy by Julio Donaldson and Karen George
What the Jackdaw Saw by Julio Donaldson and Nick Sharratt
Goat goes to Playgroup by Julio Donaldson and Nick Sharratt
Moonbird by Joyce Dunbar and Jane Ray
A birthday for Ben by Kate Gaynor
Harmony hears a Hoot by Fara Augustover
Elana’s ears by Gloria Lowell
Together (Just like us!) by Jess Stockham
Chris gets ear tubes by Betty Place

Featuring a character with Cochlear Implants

Liam the Superhero by Heidi Dredge
Abby Gets a Cochlear Implant by Maureen Cassidy Riski

Featuring a character with Microtia

Chelsea and Her Little Ear Make a New Friend by Simone Cheadle

Featuring a character with Hearing Aids

Dinosaur Friends: Dachy’s Deaf by Jack Hughes
Cosmo gets an ear by Gary Clemente
Oliver gets Hearing Aids by Maureen Riski
Maxi’s super ears by Maggie Klein
My Brother’s a Superhero with Superhero Plugs by Shahara Wallace
Oliver gets Hearing Aids by Maureen Riski
Fairy Magic by Cerrie Burnell

Bilingual books: Auslan and English

A visit to the zoo by Jen Blyth and Kerrie Taylor
My family lunch by Jen Blyth and Kerrie Taylor
My friend is Deaf by James Kerwin

Story sign: An app that can convert text to Auslan
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?Id=com.storysign.storysign&hl=en_GB


Primary School

Moses Goes to School by Isaac Millman
Moses Goes to a Concert by Isaac Millman
Can You Hear a Rainbow? by James Riggio
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery
The Blue Ear by Children’s Hearing Institute and Marvel
https://www.childrenshearing.org/sites/default/files/file/CHIBES1.pdf

Primary School books featuring a character with a Cochlear Implant

Let’s Hear It for Almigal by Wendy Kupfer
You Don’t Know Everything Jilly P! by Alex Gino
My brother John by Joanne Zellweger
Emma’s Ear by Gianna Righi

Young Adults

Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer
Can You Feel It? Pauline Findlay
Addy’s race by Debby Waldman
A Quiet Kind Of Thunder by Sara Barnard
Deaf Child Crossing by Marlee Matlin
Invisible by Cecily Paterson
Invincible by Cecily Paterson
Being Jasmine by Cecily Paterson
Kicking Up Dirt by Ashley Fiolek
Left Out by Tim Green
Siren Plays Zeperno by Geoff O’Brien

Adult Crime fiction
Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
And Fire Came Down by Emma Viskic

Photography
Earshot: A Photographic collection of Stories on Deafness and Hearing Loss by Kate Disher-Quill






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