Legend of Five Great Deaf Ghost Stories
since the age of two, James 'Casey' Gillies graduated from Gallaudet
University with a B.A. in art. Casey wrote and published The
Legend of Five Great Deaf Ghost Stories with both kids and adults
in mind, and continues to work on several other stories.
I came across The Legend of Five Great Deaf Ghost Stories
I was elated. "Finally!" I signed to myself. There are
so many deaf-related subjects needing to be told and this is one
of them. And after reading it, my hands are shaking in the air,
signing merrily in celebration of the book Casey has brought to
the hearing world.
A Reclusive Ghost in the Room
Robert arrives in Little Rock, Arkansas,
but can't find a place to stay. Fate leads him to an old house and
a third-floor room for rent. But, as it turns out, the room is already
occupied by the ghost of a deaf boy. Will Robert flee in fear or
stay and help the ghost?
Henrietta, the Old Deaf Lady
John is driving home from a long trip.
He runs out of gas in a storm and finds refuge in the old house
owned by Henrietta. Everything seems normal, until John leaves and
makes a startling discovery. What's so strange about Henrietta and
her homemade preserves? And why won't John ever visit her again?
A Girl in Room 24
Dr. Davidson rents a room in a New
England motel, but he doesn't find peace. The ghost of a deaf girl
haunts Room 24. She needs the good doctor's help. Long ago, her
father would not let her interact with the deaf world. When she
did, her punishment was cruel. Even if he's brave enough to stay
and help, can the doctor find what the deaf girl needs to be set
A Man in the Lake
When Phillip, age ten, throws a line
in the local lake, he hooks a nightmare that will follow him all
the way home. Who is haunting the lake and Phillip? And why is the
The Old Deaf Aunt's House
It's the late Nineteenth Century.
A father and daughter are riding in the rain when they are directed
to an old house for shelter. While sleeping in the vacant house,
the two are awaked by some unusual ghosts. It finally becomes too
much. Terrified, they run for their lives. What kind of ghosts could
send them fleeing in such fear? And why do the ghosts keep telling
them to "Shhh?"
ghost stories are unique in content and easy to comprehend. As I
read, I thought of the deaf and hearing kids who would enjoy these
stories. The Legend of Five Great Deaf Ghost Stories would
make a great choice for Halloween entertainment. Reading it aloud
would be fun for all ages. The five stories range in creepiness
from "hmmm" to "ewww," so if you have a sensitive
young one, you might want to save A Girl in Room 24 and
A Man in the Lake for later.