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Hand Talk: Reni Goes to School Coloring Book
Learn to Sign about School with Reni and Friends
Reni is apprehensive about going to school because of his difficulty communicating, but he changes his mind when he learns how to use sign language to identify his teacher, his classes, the supplies he uses, and more. The story includes specific instructions for making each sign in the book, as well as photos and QR codes that link to videos of the author signing each word or phrase.
Hand Talk: Reni Goes to School is the story of a young boy who is apprehensive about going to school because of his difficulty communicating. Reni learns how to use sign language and discovers that school can be fun. He shows readers how to make signs to identify his teacher, his classes, the supplies he uses, and more. In this version of the book, children can color the pictures in the story about Reni going to school and using sign language there.
The second half of the book contains a black-and-white version of Reni’s Picture Glossary, which includes photographs of the author’s students demonstrating how to make more than two dozen signs in American Sign Language—from “library,” “book,” and “recess” to “bus,” “calendar,” and “gym”—as well as QR codes that will take readers directly to videos of the author demonstrating each sign.