What Others Say

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Ed Turner, former chair of the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind says, “Emma, you’re not deaf, I am because I didn’t listen to the sounds you heard.” “I commend MJ’s work and diligence.” – former Chair, Florida for the Deaf and Blind.

“The passion this author has for Emma’s House of Sound is contagious. It’s been my privilege to watch Ms. Hayes transform herself and her dream into a book that will touch the heart and souls of hearing and non-hearing readers young and old alike.”Nancy Quatrano, Award Winner, www.nlquatrano.com



Brianna Rickard, first child editor, M.J. Hayes, and Nancy Quatrano discussing Emma’s House of Sound.

Patrick, age 8, says “I like Emma’s House of Sound. It’s cool that she heard sounds of silence, but felt bad that she was bullied.”