The Sound of Silence

Growing Up Hearing with Deaf Parents

Myron Uhlberg was born the hearing son of deaf parents at a time when American Sign Language was not well established, and deaf people were often dismissed as being unintelligent. In this young reader adaptation of his acclaimed memoir, Hands of My Father, Uhlberg recalls the daily difficulties and hidden joys of growing up as the intermediary between his parents’ silent world and the world of the hearing.

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  • 240 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8"
  • 9780807531464
  • May 2019

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  • This book is a gem—full of wisdom, love, laughter…We live in a noisy world. Sometimes it takes a beautiful storyteller like Myron Uhlberg to remind us of the world’s quiet and graceful charms.

    - Jonathan Eig, New York Times best-selling author of Ali: A Life and Luckiest Man