Turi’s Book Corner (January 2024)

Hi, it’s Turi! This month I’m doing three books from the same author.  Karen Putz is a Deaf author and speaker. She is always talking about passion. One of my passions is reading!  The Blue Starfishby Karen Putz  This is a beautiful story for little ones about...

Turi’s Book Corner (November 2023)

The Butterfly Cageby Rachel Zemach  This is the memoir of a Teacher of the Deaf in public school who herself is Deaf.   This is a courageous book and what’s wrong in deaf ed and what can make things much better. Language is at the heart of the matter and this book...

Turi’s Book Corner (October 2023)

Fostering Joy Journal for Kids  This is a journal for kids to explore themselves and being deaf or hard of hearing. It’s geared towards kiddos in elementary school and can be done with a trusted grown-up.   It’s filled with fun activities to explore emotions,...

Turi’s Book Corner (September 2023)

Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods that Make My DayBy Jamie Lee Curtis  This is a beautifully illustrated book to help kids explore their emotions. It includes being silly, grumpy, angry, joyful, excited, and lonely (among other feelings we all experience on a daily...

Turi’s Book Corner (August 2023)

All the Ways I Hear YouBy Stephanie Marrufo  This book should be in your library. It’s a book that explains not only Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants, and BAHAs (bone anchored hearing aids), but it also explains the multiple ways we all can communicate.  It’s written...

Turi’s Book Corner (July 2023)

The Empowered Parent: Advocating for Your Deaf or Hard of Hearing ChildEdited by Sara Kennedy and Karen Putz This is a collection of stories from families that have been in the trenches. It is an uplifting book that covers many topics on our journey of advocating for...