AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

SHOW ME A SIGN

by | Read by Nora Hunter

Children Ages 8+ • 6.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Narrator Nora Hunter gives voice to Mary Lambert, a nonverbal Deaf girl who lives in a thriving Deaf community on Martha's Vineyard in 1805. Hunter's clear, confident tone reflects Mary's intelligence and self-esteem as she grows up in a culture in which deafness and sign language communication are common and respected. Surrounded by her protective community, Mary doesn't realize there are people beyond the island who believe that her deafness makes her inferior, or incapable of learning, until an arrogant and ambitious scientist from Boston kidnaps her as a "live specimen." Listeners will be moved by the fear and indignation in Mary's voice when she is abducted to the mainland, where she is helpless, misunderstood, and unable to communicate. S.C. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2021]

Trade Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2021

DD ISBN $17.49

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×