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Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today By Alice Wong (Editor) Cover Image
By Alice Wong (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593381670
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 26th, 2021

Disabled young people will be proud to see themselves reflected in this hopeful, compelling, and insightful essay collection, adapted for young adults from the critically acclaimed adult book, Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century that "sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with the


A Friend for Henry: (Books About Making Friends, Children's Friendship Books, Autism Awareness Books for Kids) By Jenn Bailey, Mika Song (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenn Bailey, Mika Song (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452167916
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 26th, 2019

2020 Schneider Family Honor Book


A Blue Kind of Day By Rachel Tomlinson, Tori-Jay Mordey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Tomlinson, Tori-Jay Mordey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593324011
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Published: Kokila - April 5th, 2022

A moving picture book debut about depression, sensory awareness, and the power of listening, from psychologist and author of Teaching Kids to be Kind.

Coen is having a sniffling, sighing, sobbing kind of day.


Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship By Jessica Kensky, Patrick Downes, Scott Magoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536203011
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

“An inspiring tale of compassion and perseverance.” —Booklist (starred review)


Who Is Temple Grandin? (Who Was?) By Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who HQ, Robert Squier (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451532510
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 7th, 2020

Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.


She Persisted: Temple Grandin By Lyn Miller-Lachmann, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator), Gillian Flint (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593353554
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Published: Philomel Books - April 5th, 2022

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Temple Grandin!


Ben and Emma's Big Hit By Gavin Newsom, Ruby Shamir, Alexandra Thompson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593204115
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Published: Philomel Books - December 7th, 2021

From California Governor Gavin Newsom comes an empowering picture book about a young boy with dyslexia who discovers a new way to look at reading.


Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World By Sy Montgomery, Temple Grandin Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780544339095
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Published: Clarion Books - October 7th, 2014

When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism. Temple’s doctor recommended institutionalizing her, but her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead. Today, Dr.


Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor By Temple Grandin, PhD Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524738228
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Published: Puffin Books - April 30th, 2019

From world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor Temple Grandin -- a book of personal stories, inventions, and facts that will blow young inventors' minds and make them soar.


Each Tiny Spark By Pablo Cartaya Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780451479747
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Published: Puffin Books - June 30th, 2020

From award-winning author Pablo Cartaya comes a deeply moving middle grade novel about a daughter and father finding their way back to each other in the face of their changing family and community.


Focused By Alyson Gerber Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338185980
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 5th, 2021

Following Braced, which had three starred reviews, comes a story of a girl caught between her love of chess and her ADHD.

Clea can't control her thoughts. She knows she has to do her homework . . . but she gets distracted. She knows she can't just say whatever thought comes into her head . . . but sometimes she can't help herself. She knows she needs to focus . . .


Turtles All the Way Down By John Green Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525555377
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Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

The critically acclaimed, instant #1 bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and The Fault in Our Stars

“A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control.” —
People


The Fault in Our Stars By John Green Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780142424179
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Published: Penguin Books - April 8th, 2014

The beloved, #1 global bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down

“John Green is one of the best writers alive.” –E. Lockhart, #1 bestselling author of We Were Liars

“The greatest romance story of this decade.″ –Entertainment Weekly


Rick Riordan Presents The Storm Runner By J.C. Cervantes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368023603
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 20th, 2019

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J.C. Cervantes' take on Maya mythology featuring a boy who has to stop the god of death.


Set Me Free By Ann Clare LeZotte Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338742497
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

A riveting standalone companion to the Schneider Family Book Award winner, Show Me a Sign by Deaf author and librarian, Ann Clare LeZotte.

“Instantly captivating…will keep readers hooked until the very end…A simultaneously touching and gripping adventure.” -- Kirkus Reviews

“Full of adventure and twists…a gripping tale of historical fiction.” -- Bookli


Air: A Novel By Monica Roe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374388652
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 15th, 2022

An action-packed, empowering middle grade novel about a girl who has to speak up when her wheelchair motocross dreams get turned upside down.


Wink By Rob Harrell Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984815163
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Published: Puffin Books - January 12th, 2021

A hilarious and heartwrenching story about surviving middle school--and an unthinkable diagnosis--while embracing life's weirdness.


A Boy Called Bat (The Bat Series #1) By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062445834
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Published: Walden Pond Press - March 13th, 2018

The first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum.


Bat and the End of Everything (The Bat Series #3) By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062798459
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Published: Walden Pond Press - March 24th, 2020

The third book in the funny and joyful series Katherine Applegate has called “tender and important,” by National Book Award finalist Elana K. Arnold.


Bat and the Waiting Game (The Bat Series #2) By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elana K. Arnold, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062445865
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Published: Walden Pond Press - February 26th, 2019

In the tradition of Clementine and Ramona Quimby, meet Bat. Author Elana K. Arnold returns with another irresistible story of friendship in this widely acclaimed series starring an unforgettable boy on the autism spectrum.


Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus: Volume 1 By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454932994
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Published: Union Square Kids - March 5th, 2019

"Aven is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned." --School Library Journal (Starred review)


Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus By Dusti Bowling Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781454943358
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Published: Union Square Kids - May 4th, 2021

"High School. Two words that struck fear into the heart of every armless middle schooler I knew. Which was me. And like two people online."

This sequel to the critically acclaimed Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, now in paperback, follows Aven Green as she confronts yet another challenge: high school.


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The War That Saved My Life By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
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Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

*Newbery Honor book
*Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award 

This #1 New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II, from the acclaimed author of Fighting Words, and for fans of Fish in a Tree and Sarah, Plain and Tall.
 


The War I Finally Won By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147516817
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Published: Puffin Books - September 4th, 2018

New York Times bestseller

Like the classic heroines of Sarah, Plain and TallLittle Women, and Anne of Green Gables, Ada is a fighter for the ages. Her triumphant World War II journey continues in this sequel to the Newbery Honor–winning The War that Saved My Life

 


She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114544
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Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2020

From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--perfect for fans of the Olympics!


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As Brave As You By Jason Reynolds Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481415910
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 9th, 2017

Kirkus Award Finalist

Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

In this “pitch-perfect contemporary novel” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award-winning author Jason Reynolds explores multigenerational ideas about family love and bravery in the story of two


Cursed By Karol Ruth Silverstein Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781623541835
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Published: Charlesbridge Teen - July 20th, 2021

"Silverstein sheds a powerful light on disease and how managing it can bring out one’s inner warrior. A blistering coming-of-age tale that will propel readers into Ricky’s corner." -Booklist


Bethany Hamilton (She Dared) By Jenni L. Walsh Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338149029
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 1st, 2019

Meet Bethany. Get inspired.

Growing up in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton loved to surf. But one day, she was in her favorite place, out on the waves, when a tiger shark suddenly attacked. Thirteen-year-old Bethany lost her left arm.As she fought to recover, Bethany wondered: Would she ever surf again?Follow Bethany as she got back on her board and fearlessly chased her surfing dreams.


Best Day Ever! By Marilyn Singer, Leah Nixon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Leah Nixon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328987839
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Published: Clarion Books - June 29th, 2021

A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children’s poet and talented debut illustrator.

This playful puppy thinks she’s having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that she's being a little naughty.


Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sonia Sotomayor, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514121
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Published: Philomel Books - September 3rd, 2019

Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!


I Talk Like a River By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823445592
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 1st, 2020

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner

 
What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to?
 
Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.


All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything By Annette Bay Pimentel, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Foreword by), Nabi Ali (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Annette Bay Pimentel, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins (Foreword by), Nabi Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492688976
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - March 10th, 2020

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children's Honor Book (American Library Association)


El Deafo By Cece Bell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Amulet Books - September 2nd, 2014

The beloved #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor winning graphic novel memoir from Cece Bell

El Deafo is now streaming on Apple TV+. The Guardian called the animated series: "Sweet, funny, poignant and definitely not just for kids."

Starting at a new school is scary, especially with a giant hearing aid strapped to your che


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Song for a Whale By Lynne Kelly Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524770266
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Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the Schneider Family Book Award-winning story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.


Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution By Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780807003596
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Published: Beacon Press - June 15th, 2021

As featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp, and for readers of I Am Malala, one of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her story of fighting to belong.

“If I didn’t fight, who would?”


Out of My Mind By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416971719
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012

A New York Times bestseller for three years and counting!

“A gutsy, candid, and compelling story.


Wonderstruck By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780545027892
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 13th, 2011

Don't miss Selznick's other novels in words and pictures, The Invention of Hugo Cabret and The Marvels, which together with Wonderstruck, form an extraordinary thematic trilogy!

In this groundbreaking tour de force, Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.


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Show Me a Sign By Ann Clare LeZotte Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338255812
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

Don't miss the companion book, Set Me Free

CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT SHOW ME A SIGN

Winner of the 2021 Schneider Family Book Award * NPR Best Books of 2020 * Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2020 * School Library Journal Best Books of 2020 * New York Public Library Best Books of 2020 * Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2020 * 202


Wonder By R. J. Palacio Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375869020
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2012

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Millions of people have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary facewho shows us that kindness brings us together no matter how far apart we are. Read the book that inspired the Choose Kind movement, a major motion picture, and the critically acclaimed graphic novel White Bird.


The Chance to Fly By Ali Stroker, Stacy Davidowitz Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419743931
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Published: Amulet Books - April 13th, 2021

A heartfelt middle-grade novel about a theater-loving girl who uses a wheelchair for mobility and her quest to defy expectations—and gravity—from Tony award–winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

Thirteen-year-old Nat Beacon loves a lot of things: her dog Warbucks, her best friend Chloe, and competing on her wheelchair racing team, the Zoomers, to nam


It Was Supposed to Be Sunny (Little Senses) By Samantha Cotterill, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525553472
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Published: Dial Books - March 30th, 2021

A perfectly planned birthday party goes awry in this gentle story about adapting to the unexpected, written for kids on the autism spectrum and called “brilliant” and “engaging” by autism specialist Tony Attwood


This Beach Is Loud! (Little Senses) By Samantha Cotterill, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525553458
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Published: Dial Books - June 18th, 2019

Patience, understanding, and a soothing exercise saves the beach day when excitement turns to sensory overload.


Bookmarks Are People Too! #1 (Here's Hank #1) By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver, Scott Garrett (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448479972
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 6th, 2014

Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he's in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn't try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He's pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject.


Can Bears Ski? By Raymond Antrobus, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raymond Antrobus, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781536212662
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Published: Candlewick - November 10th, 2020

Is Little Bear ignoring his friends when they say hi, or is something else going on? A discovery opens new doors in a tale that will delight kids with deafness and all children learning to navigate their world.


Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens By Marieke Nijkamp Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374306502
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 18th, 2018

This anthology explores disability in fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators. With stories in various genres about first loves, friendship, war, travel, and more, Unbroken will offer today's teen readers a glimpse into the lives of disabled people in the past, present, and future.


How to Become a Planet By Nicole Melleby Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750361
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - May 25th, 2021

Publishers Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2021
One of The Nerd Daily's “Anticipated Queer Book Releases You Can’t Miss in 2021”
One of Lambda Literary's “May’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Literature”


“Gorgeous.” —BuzzFeed

The two most import


You're Welcome, Universe By Whitney Gardner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399551444
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Published: Ember - March 6th, 2018

A vibrant, edgy, fresh new YA voice for fans of More Happy Than Not and Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, packed with interior graffiti.

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!

 


A Time to Dance By Padma Venkatraman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147514400
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 12th, 2015

Padma Venkatraman’s inspiring story of a young girl’s struggle to regain her passion and find a new peace is told lyrically through verse that captures the beauty and mystery of India and the ancient bharatanatyam dance form. This is a stunning novel about spiritual awakening, the power of art, and above all, the courage and resilience of the human spirit.
 


Planet Earth Is Blue By Nicole Panteleakos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525646600
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Published: Yearling - May 5th, 2020

"Tender and illuminating. A beautiful debut." --Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me

A heartrending and hopeful story about a nonverbal girl and her passion for space exploration, for fans of See You in the Cosmos, Mockingbird, and The Thing About Jellyfish.


Rick Riordan Presents The Storm Runner By J.C. Cervantes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368023603
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - August 20th, 2019

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents J.C. Cervantes' take on Maya mythology featuring a boy who has to stop the god of death.


Rick Riordan Presents Sal and Gabi Break the Universe (A Sal and Gabi Novel, Book 1) By Carlos Hernandez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368023627
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - May 5th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence by Carlos Hernandez, winner of the 2020 Pura Belpré Award.


Marcelo in the Real World By Francisco X. Stork Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545056908
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 2011

The paperback edition of one of the most acclaimed novels of the year -- a love story & legal drama that received five starred reviews and multiple honors.

The term "cognitive disorder" implies there is something wrong with the way I think or the way I perceive reality. I perceive reality just fine.


Out of My Heart By Sharon M. Draper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665902168
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

Melody faces her fears to follow her passion in this stunning sequel to the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling middle grade novel Out of My Mind.

Melody, the huge-hearted heroine of Out of My Mind, is a year older, and a year braver. And now with her Medi-talker, she feels nothing’s out of her reach, not even summer camp.


Fish in a Tree By Lynda Mullaly Hunt Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426425
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 28th, 2017

"Fans of R.J. Palacio’s Wonder will appreciate this feel-good story of friendship and unconventional smarts.” —Kirkus Reviews


Counting by 7s By Holly Goldberg Sloan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142422861
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - September 16th, 2014

A New York Times Bestseller

In the tradition of Out of My Mind, Wonder, and Mockingbird, this is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, coping with loss, and discovering the true meaning of family.