Silence

Title

Silence

Publisher

Shadow Mountain

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9781609079451

Pages

314 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After an accident robs Stella of her hearing and her dream of going to Broadway, she meets Hayden, a boy who stutters, and comes to learn what it truly means to connect and communicate in a world filled with silence.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Lexile Measure

HL460L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Divorce; Legal guardianship; Physical disability; Neurological disorder; divorced parents; grandparents raising grandchildren; deaf; deaf teenager; stutter

Main Character

female teenager; male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father; grandfather

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

accident; friendships; romance; singing; new school; high school; head injury; musical theatre

Diversity Impact

direct

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