Reading List – Songs My Mother Never Sung Me
Persephone Theatre is pleased to partner with Turning the Tide Bookstore to create book lists for our performances.
Lists will be curated by the Turning the Tide staff, to act as a supplement to what you see on our stage.
Expand your knowledge about the themes, history and information within our productions.
All the books on the list are available for purchase through the Turning the Tide.
Use the promo code PERSEPHONE online to get 20% off any titles on this curated list.
See below for the list of books that were chosen for Songs My Mother Never Sung Me
List curated by Tracey Mitchell
Titles for Children Under 8:
Ninita’s Big World: The True Story of a Deaf Pygmy Marmoset
by Sarah Glenn Marsh, illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman
I Am Deaf
by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos, illustrated by Marta Fabrega
You Are Enough: A Book About Inclusion
by Margaret O’Hair, illustrated by Sofia Cordoso
Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion
by Shannon Stocker & Devon Holzwarth
Titles for Ages 8-12:
by Cece Bell
Show Me a Sign
by Ann Clare LeZotte
The Sound of Silence: Growing Up Hearing with Deaf Parents
by Myron Uhlberg
Titles for Young Adults 12+:
The Disability Experience: Working Toward Belonging
by Hannalora Leavitt, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
Give Me a Sign
by Anna Sortino Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults) by Alice Wong
Titles for Adults:
by Nyle DiMarco
by Sara Novic
Between Two Worlds: My Life As a Child of Deaf Adults
by David Sorensen