Super Kena


A Girl Made Fierce with Hearing Aids

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Super Kena: A Girl Made Fierce with Hearing Aids is an uplifting children’s book by Becky Cymbaluk with illustrations by Zuzana Svobodova. Kena is a courageous young girl who wears hearing aids to help her hear. Some of her classmates do not understand this and tease Kena and others in her class for seeming to be different. With support and encouragement from her mother, Kena decides to show her classmates how she and her fellow students are strengthened and made more powerful by their challenges.

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A Girl Made Fierce with Hearing Aids

Fierceness comes in many forms, but Super Kena’s fierceness arrives in the form of powerful determination.  

When kids at school make fun of her hearing aids, Kena gets a super idea. She will gather her differently-abled classmates to create a team of super heroes!  

There’s Amazing Anna, whose glasses give her perfect vision. An insulin pump helps Watchful Wendy fight her diabetes. Using his super wheelchair to zip around is Zippy Zach. Quiet Quinn battles his stutter with the help of a speech teacher. A food allergy is no match for Precise Priya, who always makes sure to be careful around peanuts. And Determined Danny can run as fast as the wind with the power of his asthma inhaler! 

 Together they use their unique super powers to make a difference in the world by spreading understanding and acceptance . . .  one classroom at a time.