One of the most comprehensive guides to ASL signing available, The Joy of Signing provides clear line-drawn illustrations of the signs alongside the bolded entry word, description of the movement, origin of the sign, and a usage example. Signs are arranged alphabetically by category. Signs for family relationships, pronouns, endings, time, mental action, emotions, physical movement, location, verbs, quantity, education, nouns, food, sports, countries, animals, numbers and many more categories are covered. 352 pages, indexed, hardcover.
Teaches sign language in senteces rather than individual words. Includes graphic drawings, index, and sadditional learning tools.
Dr Lottie L. Riekehof has been associated with deaf people, sign language teaching, and interpreter training for many years. She was one of the first to promote the signing of music and has successfully trained a number of choral groupls in the presentation of signed interpretations of well-known songs.