A Journey Into the Deaf-World
by Harlan Lane, Robert Hoffmeister, Ben Bahan
From Amazon.com: In this comprehensive and engrossing study, three distinguished scholars of Deaf culture—one hearing, one deaf, and one coda (child of deaf adults)—offer clear, penetrating insights into the existence and makeup of the deaf world, the community whose natural language—American Sign Language in the United States—is manual and visual.
Deaf Culture: Exploring Deaf Communities in the United States
by Irene W. Leigh
From Amazon.com: How does Deaf culture fit into education, psychology, cultural studies, technology and the arts? Deaf Culture: Exploring Deaf Communities in the United States addresses this through both theoretical and practical information. With the recognition of American Sign Language (ASL) as a bona fide language, the perception of Deaf people has evolved into the recognition of a vibrant Deaf culture centered around the use of signed languages and the communities of Deaf people.
Finding Zoe: A Deaf Woman’s Story of Identity, Love, and Adoption
by Brandi Rarus and Gail Harris, Forward by Marlee Matlin
From Amazon.com: At just a few months old, Zoe was gradually losing her hearing. Her adoptive parents loved her—yet agonized—feeling they couldn’t handle raising a Deaf child. Would Zoe go back into the welfare system and spend her childhood hoping to find parents willing to adopt her? Or, would she be the long-sought answer to a mother’s prayers?
Sensing the Rhythm: Finding My Voice in a World Without Sound
by Mandy Harvey and Mark Atteberry
From Amazon.com: The inspiring true story of Mandy Harvey—a young woman who became deaf at age nineteen while pursuing a degree in music—and how she overcame adversity and found the courage to live out her dreams.