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Can Bears Ski?

Can Bears Ski?

Author: Raymond Antrobus
Narrator: Joe Jameson
Illustrator: Polly Dunbar

The debut children's book from Ted Hughes award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus that tracks a father-and-son journey into the discovery and management of deafness. Boy Bear cannot hear Dad Bear coming to wake him up in the morning but he can feel the floor vibrate with his heavy footsteps. He can only grasp little bits of what his teacher says to him at school. He cannot catch what his friends are laughing at. And, all the time, Boy Bear keeps hearing the question, “Can Bears ski?” What does it mean? With the support of Dad Bear, Boy Bear visits an audiologist and, eventually, he gets hearing aids. Suddenly, he understands the question everyone has been asking him: "CAN YOU HEAR ME?" Raymond draws on his own experience to show how isolating it can be for a deaf child in a hearing world. But through his lyrical and moving words, matched with Polly's stunning imagery, he also shows how many ways there are to communicate love. With a solid network, Boy Bear will find his place in the world.

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$49.99

Stock Status: In Stock
For in-library charging, one charge cord is provided with every 4 units ordered. Patrons can use any Micro USB cord to charge at home.

Details

ISBN: 9781667065960
SKU#: WB000765
Publisher: Candlewick
Audio Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Audience: Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1
Genre: Emotions
Release Date: Jan. 1, 2022
Language: English
Binding: Hardcover
Segment: Diverse Stories
Warning: Choking Hazard
Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.