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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Where You See Yourself 2024 - Honor
Henry, Like Always2024 - Winner
Forever is Now2024 - Winner
Tilly in Technicolor2024 - Honor
The Fire, the Water, and Maudie McGinn2024 - Winner
Simon Sort of Says2024 - Honor
Good Different2024 - Honor
Dancing Hands2024 - Honor
What Happened to You?2024 - Honor
In the BlueIn the Blue2023 - Honor
Breathe and Count Back From Ten2023 - Honor
Hummingbird2023 - Honor
Honestly Elliott2023 - Honor
Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed PercussionListen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion2023 - Winner
A Sky-Blue BenchA Sky-Blue Bench2022 - Honor
A Walk in the WordsA Walk in the Words2022 - Honor
My City SpeaksMy City Speaks2022 - Winner
A Bird Will SoarA Bird Will Soar2022 - Winner
Stuntboy, in the MeantimeStuntboy, in the Meantime2022 - Honor
A Kind of Spark2022 - Honor
Words in my HandsWords in my Hands2022 - Winner
A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon SyndromeA Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome2022 - Winner
When Stars are Scattered2021 - Honor
This is My Brain in Love2021 - Winner
Get A Grip Vivy Cohen2021 - Honor
Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin2021 - Honor
Show Me A Sign2021 - Winner
All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for American with Disabilities Changed Everything2021 - Honor
I Talk Like A River2021 - Winner
Just AskJust Ask2020 - Winner
A Friend for HenryA Friend for Henry2020 - Winner
Song For A WhaleSong For A Whale2020 - Winner
Each Tiny SparkEach Tiny Spark2020 - Winner
The Silence Between UsThe Silence Between Us2020 - Winner
Silverstein, Karol RuthCursed2020 - Winner
Oliveros, JessieThe Remember Balloons2019 - Honor
Kensky, JessicaRescue & Jessica A Life-Changing Friendship2019 - Winner
Downes, PatrickRescue & Jessica A Life-Changing Friendship2019 - Winner
Magoon, ScottRescue & Jessica A Life-Changing Friendship2019 - Winner
West, WestThe Collectors2019 - Honor
Wulfekotte, DanaThe Remember Balloons2019 - Honor
Connor, LeslieThe Truth as Told by Mason Buttle2019 - Winner
Jensen, Kelly(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health2019 - Honor
Gardner, WhitneyYou’re Welcome, Universe2018 - Winner
Green, ShariMacy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess2018 - Winner
Say, AllanSilent Days, Silent Dreams2018 - Winner
Reynolds, Jasonas brave as you2017 - Winner
Lord, EmeryWhen We Collided2017 - Winner
Bryant, JenSix Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille2017 - Winner
Bradley, Kimberly BrubakerWar2016 - Winner
Hunt, Lynda MullalyFish2016 - Winner
Qualls, SeanEmmanuel2016 - Winner
Thompson, Laurie AnnEmmanuel2016 - Winner
Toten, Teresaunlikely2016 - Winner
Giles, GailGirls Like Us2015 - Winner
Martin, Ann M.RAIN REIGN2015 - Winner
Rabinowitz, AlanA BOY AND A JAGUAR2015 - Winner
Bryant, JenSplash of Red2014 - Winner
Wein, ElizabethRose under fire2014 - Winner
Haskell, MerrieHandbook for Dragon Slayers2014 - Winner
Sweet, MelissaSplash of Red2014 - Winner
Lean, SarahA Dog Called Homeless2013 - Winner
Alexander, ClaireBack to Front and Upside Down!2013 - Winner
Lerangis, PeterSomebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am2013 - Winner
Mazer, HarrySomebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am2013 - Winner
Van Draanen, WendelinThe Running Dream2012 - Winner
Selznick, BrianWonderstruck: A Novel in Words and Pictures2012 - Winner
Bauer, Joanclose to famous2012 - Winner
John, AntonyFive Flavors of Dumb2011 - Winner
Sonnenblick, JordanAfter Ever After2011 - Winner
Avril, LynneThe Pirate of Kindergarten2011 - Winner
Lyon, George EllaThe Pirate of Kindergarten2011 - Winner
Baskin, Nora RaleighAnything but Typical2010 - Winner
Stork, Francisco X.Marcelo in the Real World2010 - Winner
Christensen, BonnieDjango2010 - Winner
Friesen, JonathanJerk, California2009 - Winner
Connor, LeslieWaiting for Normal2009 - Winner
Parker, Robert AndrewPiano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum2009 - Winner
Stryer, Andrea StennKami and the Yaks2008 - Winner
Dodson, BertKami and the Yaks2008 - Winner
Zimmer, Tracie VaughnReaching for Sun 2008 - Winner
Rorby, GinnyHurt Go Happy 2008 - Winner
Lord, CynthisRules2007 - Winner
Christie, R. GregoryThe Deaf Musicians 2007 - Winner
Seeger, PeteThe Deaf Musicians 2007 - Winner
DuBois, PaulThe Deaf Musicians 2007 - Winner
Sachar, LouisSmall Steps2007 - Winner
Bootman, ColinDad, Jackie, and Me 2006 - Winner
Uhlberg, MyronDad, Jackie, and Me 2006 - Winner
Fusco, Kimberly NewtonTending to Grace 2006 - Winner
Rapp, AdamUnder the Wolf, Under the Dog2006 - Winner
Sweetland, Robert L.My Pal Victor/Mi amigo, Victor 2005 - Winner
Gonzaels, DianeMy Pal Victor/Mi amigo, Victor 2005 - Winner
Ryan, Pam MuñozBecoming Naomi León 2005 - Winner
Abeel, SamanthaMy Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir2005 - Winner
Lang, GlennaLooking Out For Sarah2004 - Winner
Clements, AndrewThings Not Seen2004 - Winner
Mass, WendyA Mango Shaped Space2004 - Winner