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Instructional Media Center: Schneider Family Book Award

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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.

Recipients are selected in three categories: birth through grade school (age 0–8), middle grades (age 9–13) and teens (age 14–18).

Young Children Books

2017 Six dots: a story of young Louis Braille -- Bryant BRAILLE B B731B

2016 Emmanuel's dream: the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah -- YEBOAH B Y34T

2015 A boy and a jaguar -- Rabinowitz E R1124b

2014 A splash of red: the life and art of Horace Pippin -- Sweet 759.13 B841s

2013 Back to front and upside down! -- Alexander E Al125b

2012 Close to famous -- Bauer F B3253c

2011 The pirate of kindergarten -- Lyon E L995p

2010 Django: world's greatest jazz guitarist -- Christensen REINHARDT B R276C

2009 Piano starts here: the young Art Tatum -- Parker TATUM B T187P

2008 Kami and the Yaks -- Stryer F St99k

2007 The deaf musicians -- Seeger E Se324d

2006 Dad, Jackie, and me -- Uhlberg

2005 My pal, Victor -- Bertrand 463 B462m

2004 Looking out for Sarah -- Lang

Middle School Books

2017 As brave as you -- Reynolds F R335as

2016 The war that saved my life -- Bradley F B7272w

2015 Rain reign -- Martin F M3628ra

2014 Handbook of dragon slayers -- Haskell F H273h

2013 A dog called Homeless -- Lean F L475d

2012 Wonderstruck: a novel in words and pictures -- Selznick F Se49w

2011 After ever after -- Sonnenblick F So58e

2010 Anything but typical -- Baskin F B291a

2009 Waiting for normal -- Connor F C762w

2008 Reaching for sun -- Zimmer

2007 Rules -- Lord

2006 Tending to Grace -- Fusco

2005 Becoming Naomi León -- Ryan

2004 A mango shaped space -- Mass

Teen Books

2017 When we collided -- Lord F L8843w

2016 The unlikely hero of room 13B -- Toten

2015 Girls like us -- Giles F G391g

2014 Rose under fire -- Wein

2013 Somebody, please tell me who I am -- Mazer

2012 The running dream -- Van Draanen

2011 Five flavors of dumb -- John

2010 Marcelo in the real world -- Stork F St74m

2009 Jerk, California -- Friesen

2008 Hurt go happy -- Rorby

2007 Small steps -- Sachar F Sa135s

2006 Under the wolf, under the dog -- Rapp

2005 My thirteenth winter: a memoir -- Abeel

2004 Things not seen -- Clements F C591t