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Bookshare is pleased to offer the following titles selected for the Schneider Family Book Awards, which honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

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Year Award Title Author Action
2017 Middle School Book As Brave As You Reynolds, Jason
2016 Young Children Book Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah Qualls, Sean and Thompson, Laurie Ann
2016 Middle School Book Fish in a Tree Hunt, Lynda Mullaly
2016 Middle School Book The War that Saved My Life Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
2016 Teen book The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B Toten, Teresa
2016 Teen book The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B Toten, Teresa
2015 Young Children Book A Boy And A Jaguar Rabinowitz, Alan and Chien, Catia
2015 Middle School Book Rain Reign Martin, Ann M.
2015 Teen book Girls Like Us Giles, Gail
2014 Young Children Book A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin Sweet, Melissa and Bryant, Jen
2014 Middle School Book Handbook for Dragon Slayers Haskell, Merrie
2014 Teen book Rose Under Fire Wein, Elizabeth E.
2013 Young Children Book Back To Front And Upside Down Alexander, Claire
2013 Middle School Book A Dog Called Homeless Lean, Sarah
2013 Teen book Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am Mazer, Harry and Lerangis, Peter
2012 Young Children Book Close to Famous Bauer, Joan
2012 Middle School Book Wonderstruck Selznick, Brian
2012 Teen book The Running Dream Draanen, Wendelin Van
2011 Young Children Book The Pirate of Kindergarten Lyon, George Ella
2011 Middle School Book After Ever After Sonnenblick, Jordan
2011 Teen book Five Flavors of Dumb John, Antony
2010 Young Children Book Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist Christensen, Bonnie
2010 Middle School Book Anything But Typical Baskin, Nora Raleigh
2010 Teen book Marcelo in the Real World Stork, Francisco X.
2009 Young Children Book Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum Parker, Robert Andrew
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