El Deafo

Book Verdict

El Deafo

by Cece Bell

Illustrations by David Lasky

First Release:

November 2014

ISBN: 9781419710209

Going to school can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! Author’s note. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781419710209
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Amulet
    Page Count: 248
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 809/.092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 2.7, Points: 2
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.4, Points: 7
    Lexile: Level: 420L
    Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Middle-Grade Books
    PW’s Best Books of 2014, Middle Grade
    New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Graphic Books
    Winner, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015
    2015 Newbery Medal Honor Book
    2015 NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Honor Book
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, All Ages
    SLJ’s Top 10 Graphic Novels 2014
    YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2015, Nonfiction
    2014 Cybils Awards Winner, Graphic Novels for Elementary & Middle Grades
    New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2014, Middle Grade
    CBC Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015 Finalist, Debut Author
    2015 Eisner Award, Best Publication for Kids (ages 8–12)
    Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Nonfiction
    ILA 2015 Children’s Choices, Young Readers
    Los Angeles Public Library Best Books of 2014, Children’
    Capitol Choices 2015
    Genre: Nonfic
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