El Deafo

Written and illustrated by Cece Bell
Illustrators Colored by David Lasky Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher Abrams Imprint Amulet ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 Blue Hen Award Winner, Middle Reader Graphic Novel <br> <i>SLJ</i> Best Books 2014, Middle Grade<br> <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Books of 2014, Middle-Grade Books<br> <i>PW’s</i> Best Books of 2014, Middle Grade<br> New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Graphic Books<br> Winner, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015<br> 2015 Newbery Medal Honor Book<br> 2015 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Honor Book<br> ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages<br> <i>SLJ</i>’s Top 10 Graphic Novels 2014<br> YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2015, Nonfiction<br> 2014 Cybils Awards Winner, Graphic Novels for Elementary & Middle Grades<br> <i>New York Times</i> Notable Children’s Books of 2014, Middle Grade<br> CBC Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015 Finalist, Debut Author<br> 2015 Eisner Award, Best Publication for Kids (ages 8–12)<br> Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction<br> ILA 2015 Children’s Choices, Young Readers<br> Los Angeles Public Library Best Books of 2014, Children&#8217<br> Capitol Choices 2015

El Deafo

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Going to school can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! Author’s note. Full-color illustrations.
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