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From El Deafo, Cece Bell, 2014

Text and Illustrations copyright (c) 2014 Cece Bell. Used with the permission of Express Permissions on behalf of Amulet Books, an imprint of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York. All rights reserved.

Author and artist Cece Bell tells a charming and powerful story of her childhood hearing loss. Here we see how she imagines herself as a classroom hero—with her hearing device strapped to her chest.

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