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Singing Hands by Delia Ray
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Sep 04, 11

really liked it
bookshelves: summer-reading
Read from June 22 to August 31, 2011

Singing Hands

This book is about a girl named Gussie Davis, she is the the daughter of two deaf parents. Gussies parents are proud owners of Saint Jude's Church for the deaf in Birmingham, Alabama. One day a hearing girl comes to Gussie's church and discovers that Gussie pretends that she can't hear at church sometimes, so the other hearing visitor goes and alerts Gussie's father and he wasn't angry with Gussie he just thought she wanted to be around other hearing children so he sent her to a church in Downtown Burmingham. Gussie goes to the church once and she is scared that someone might find out that her parents are deaf. So she starts to skip church, Gussie takes her offering money and spends it at a drug store. Reverend Davis takes Gussie to a church for the deaf and blind and there Gussie can learns to relate to different people and how to respect the fact that her parents are deaf.

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