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.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Divorce; Legal guardianship; Physical disability; Neurological disorder; divorced parents; grandparents raising grandchildren; deaf; deaf teenager; stutter
female teenager; male teenager
divorced mother and father; grandfather
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
accident; friendships; romance; singing; new school; high school; head injury; musical theatre
Lytton, Deborah A., "Silence" (2015). Diverse Families. 1623.