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The silence between us / Alison Gervais.

By: Gervais, Alison [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Blink, ©2019Description: 317 pages ; 22 cmISBN: 9780310766162; 0310766168Subject(s): Deaf -- Juvenile fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction | High schools -- Juvenile fiction | Schools -- Juvenile fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Juvenile fiction | Cochlear implants -- Fiction | Colorado -- FictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction. DDC classification: [Fic] Summary: Maya has reservations about transferring to a hearing school after studying in a school for the deaf for years, but grows closer to Beau Watson, the student body president, who starts learning sign language to communicate with her.Summary: Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year means Maya will be leaving Pratt School for the Deaf. She's been a student there for years; to attend Engelmann High, a hearing school, is a shock. When Beau Watson, Engelmann's student body president starts learning ASL to converse with her, Maya thinks he has a hidden agenda. But she can't deny it's nice to sign with someone. When Maya passes up a chance to receive a cochlear implant she sees it as being true to herself, but Beau doesn't understand why Maya wouldn't want to hear again. -- adapted from jacket
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Includes an interview with author Alison Gervais.

Maya has reservations about transferring to a hearing school after studying in a school for the deaf for years, but grows closer to Beau Watson, the student body president, who starts learning sign language to communicate with her.

Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year means Maya will be leaving Pratt School for the Deaf. She's been a student there for years; to attend Engelmann High, a hearing school, is a shock. When Beau Watson, Engelmann's student body president starts learning ASL to converse with her, Maya thinks he has a hidden agenda. But she can't deny it's nice to sign with someone. When Maya passes up a chance to receive a cochlear implant she sees it as being true to herself, but Beau doesn't understand why Maya wouldn't want to hear again. -- adapted from jacket

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