Schneider Family Book Award

About the Schneider Family Book Award The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.
Click here for the Schneider Family Book Award Manual (PDF)
Bibliography of Children's Books about the Disability Experience (pdf)

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Teen Book

2017 Winner(s)

When We Collided

written by Emery Lord and published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Middle School Book

2017 Winner(s)

as brave as you

written by Jason Reynolds and published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division

Young Children's Book

2017 Winner(s)

Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

written by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov and published by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC