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Schneider Family Book Award Winners (disability related)

Description: 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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Silent Days, Silent Dreams

by Allen Say

James Castle was born two months premature on September 25, 1899, on a farm in Garden Valley, Idaho. He was deaf, mute, autistic and probably dyslexic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read or use sign language.

Date Added: 02/12/2018


Year: 2018

Category: Young Children Book

You're Welcome, Universe

by Whitney Gardner

Date Added: 02/12/2018


Year: 2018

Category: Young Adult

Macy Mcmillan and the Rainbow Goddess

by Shari Green

Date Added: 05/02/2018


Year: 2018

Category: Middle Grade

Six Dots

by Jen Bryant and Boris Kulikov

An inspiring look at a child inventor whose drive and intelligence changed to world-for the blind and sighted alike - The story of young Louis Braille

Date Added: 03/12/2018


Year: 2017

Category: Young Children Book

When We Collided

by Emery Lord

Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?

Date Added: 06/13/2017


Year: 2017

Category: Young Adult

As Brave As You

by Jason Reynolds

When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires—literally—in this piercing middle grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott King – Johnson Steptoe Award. Genie’s summer is full of surprises.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Category: Middle Grade

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

by Sean Qualls and Laurie Ann Thompson

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story--which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey--is nothing short of remarkable.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Young Children Book

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

by Teresa Toten

Two-time Governor General's Award nominee Teresa Toten is back with a compulsively readable new book for teens!

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Young Adult

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

by Teresa Toten

Deep, understated, and wise, this engaging YA novel, winner of the Governor General's Award in Canada, is about more than the tough issue of teens dealing with obsessive-compulsive order.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Young Adult

Fish in a Tree

by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Middle Grade

The War that Saved My Life

by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson's Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Middle Grade

A Boy And A Jaguar

by Catia Chien and Alan Rabinowitz

2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner! Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably...

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Young Children Book

Girls Like Us

by Gail Giles

With gentle humor and unflinching realism, Gail Giles tells the gritty, ultimately hopeful story of two special ed teenagers entering the adult world.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Young Adult

Rain Reign

by Ann M. Martin

Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose's rules of homonyms, is very special.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Middle Grade

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Young Children Book

Rose Under Fire

by Elizabeth E. Wein

Rose Justice is a young pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Young Adult

Handbook for Dragon Slayers

by Merrie Haskell

Tilda has never given much thought to dragons, attending instead to her endless duties and wishing herself free of a princesss responsibilities.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Middle Grade

Back To Front And Upside Down

by Claire Alexander

While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his words and letters.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Category: Young Children Book

Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am

by Peter Lerangis and Harry Mazer

A soldier returns home from Iraq forever changed in this poignant and pivotal novel from award-winning authors-one a veteran.Ben lives a charmed life--effortlessly landing the lead in the high school musical, dating the prettiest girl in school.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Category: Young Adult

A Dog Called Homeless

by Sarah Lean

My name is Cally Louise Fisher and I haven't spoken for thirty-one days. Talking doesn't always make things happen, however much you want them to. When Cally Fisher sees her dead mother, real as anything, no one believes her. So Cally stops talking - what's the point if no one is listening?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Category: Middle Grade

Close to Famous

by Joan Bauer

Foster McFee dreams of having her own cooking show like her idol, celebrity chef Sonny Kroll. Macon Dillard's goal is to be a documentary filmmaker. Foster's mother Rayka longs to be a headliner instead of a back-up singer. And Miss Charleena plans a triumphant return to Hollywood. Everyone has a dream, but nobody is even close to famous in the little town of Culpepper....

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Category: Young Children Book

The Running Dream

by Wendelin Van Draanen

Jessica thinks her life is over when she loses a leg in a car accident. She's not comforted by the news that she'll be able to walk with the help of a prosthetic leg. Who cares about walking when you live to run?

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Category: Young Adult

Wonderstruck

by Brian Selznick

From Brian Selznick, the creator of the Caldecott Medal winner THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, comes another breathtaking tour de force. Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2012

Category: Middle Grade

The Pirate of Kindergarten

by George Ella Lyon

Ginny's eyes play tricks on her, making her see everything double, but when she goes to vision screening at school and discovers that not everyone sees this way, she learns that her double vision can be cured.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Category: Young Children Book

Five Flavors of Dumb

by Antony John

Winner of the 2011 Schneider Family Teen Book Award! The Challenge: Piper has one month to get the rock band Dumb a paying gig. The Deal: If she does it, Piper will become the band's manager and get her share of the profits.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2011

Category: Young Adult


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