Donna Jo Napoli

Children's Author

     

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Picture Book in 2017

with Eva Furrow

 

 

 

Novel in 2015

 

Graphic Novel in 2017

with David Wiesner

 

 

 

Story Book in 2016

 

 

 

 

Donna Jo Napoli writes for all ages, from picture books through young adult books.

Her awards include

Bilingual-bimodal ebooks produced in a collaboration of students at Gallaudet University and Swarthmore College under the guidance of Gene Mirus and Donna Jo are available for free. These books are intended for adults to share with deaf children. You can find out how to access them by clicking here. And you can see a youtube version of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS here.

Many of the books are in ASL/English. But several are (or are in progress) in other sign languages with the relevant ambient spoken language, including Fiji Sign Language, Libras (Brazilian Sign Language), Korean Sign Language, Nihon Shuwa (Japanese Sign Language), Nepali Sign Language, Greek Sign Language, LIS (Italian Sign Language), Irish Sign Language, and Sign Language of the Netherlands.

 

Links to other relevant sites:

The Children's Book Council: http://www.cbcbooks.org

Just for Kids Children's Bookstore: http://www.justforkidsbooks.com

An eco-minded website with blogs by authors for children: http://www.authorsforearthday.org