The Sound of All Things

Title

The Sound of All Things

Authors

Myron Uhlberg

Illustrator

Ted Papoulas

Publisher

Peachtree Publishers

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781561458332

Pages

36 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A hearing boy and his deaf parents from Brooklyn enjoy the rides, food, and sights of 1930's Coney Island where the father longs to know about how everything sounds and his son tries to interpret the noisy surroundings through sign language and a wealth of new words learned from a trip to the library.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Lexile Measure

570L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical Disability; deaf mother and father

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book

Keywords

sign langauge; words for sounds; Brooklyn; Coney Island; deaf parents

Diversity Impact

direct

The Sound of All Things

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