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What is sign language?

Author: Deborah Kent
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Elementary, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the history of American Sign Language (ASL) and shares the story of Beanca, a girl who was born deaf and uses ASL to communicate.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kent
ISBN: 9780766037717 0766037711 9781464401565 146440156X
OCLC Number: 868394338
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Words in her hands --
What is American sign language? --
A new language for a new nation --
ASL at work --
ASL in the future --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Deborah Kent.

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Explains the history of American Sign Language (ASL) and shares the story of Beanca, a girl who was born deaf and uses ASL to communicate.

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