As a soon to be (Already am) father to 2 deaf children from China this book resonated with me.
In our culture today we see things such as hearing aids, deafness, etc.. as a 'defect'. We never stop to think how it must be to be a child growing up in a culture where no one ever looks like them.
The writer of Let's Hear it for Almigal want's to see that change. Her daughter is Almigal. Her daughter needed a Cochlear Implant. So she wanted to write a story for her.
This story reminds us that everyone is unique and that is perfectly fine to be that way!
Here is what the publisher, JKS Communications, had to say about this title: