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. The award is donated by Dr. Katherine Schneider. Three annual awards are presented for the best Teen, Middle School and Children’s Book.

My City Speaks Cover Image
By Darren Lebeuf, Ashley Barron (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525304149
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 7th, 2021

2022 Picture Book Winner


A Walk in the Words Cover Image
By Hudson Talbott, Hudson Talbott (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399548710
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 14th, 2021

2022 Picture Book Honor


A Sky-Blue Bench Cover Image
By Bahram Rahman, Peggy Collins (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781772782226
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Published: Pajama Press - November 30th, 2021

2022 Picture Book Honor


A Bird Will Soar Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593325674
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

2022 Middle Grade Book Winner


Stuntboy, in the Meantime Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534418165
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 30th, 2021

2022 Middle Grade Book Honor


A Kind of Spark Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593374252
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

2022 Middle Grade Book Honor


The Words in My Hands Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781773215280
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Annick Press - November 30th, 2021

2022 Teen Book Winner


A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374314071
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - November 2nd, 2021

2022 Teen Book Honor


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

2021 Picture Book Winner


All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything 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 Picture Book Honor


Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin Cover Image
By Tracy Newman, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419741104
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020

2021 Picture Book Honor


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Show Me a Sign Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338255812
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

2021 Middle Grade Book Winner


Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554189
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Published: Dial Books - February 25th, 2020

2021 Middle Grade Book Honor


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

2021 Middle Grade Book Honor


This Is My Brain in Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316423823
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

2021 Teen Book Winner