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Schneider Family 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. - American Library Association
Award-Winning & Honorary Books
I Talk Like a River by
Publication Date: 2020
Poet Jordan Scott writes movingly in this powerful and ultimately uplifting book, based on his own experience, and masterfully illustrated by Greenaway Medalist Sydney Smith. A book for any child who feels lost, lonely, or unable to fit in.
Publication Date: 2020 (Forthcoming)
This picture-book biography of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will inspire young readers to follow the melody within themselves
Rescue and Jessica by
Publication Date: 2018
Based on a real-life partnership, the heartening story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her service dog will illuminate and inspire.
The Remember Balloons by
Publication Date: 2018
What's Happening to Grandpa meets Up in this tender, sensitive picture book that gently explains the memory loss associated with aging and diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Silent Days, Silent Dreams by
Publication Date: 2017
Allen Say brings his lavish illustrations and hybrid narrative and artistic styles to the story of artist James Castle.
A Boy and a Jaguar by
Publication Date: 2014
Speaking for the animals he loves gives one boy's life hope, purpose, and truth in this gorgeous picture book autobiography.
A Splash of Red: the Life and Art of Horace Pippin by
Publication Date: 2013
Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet team up once again to share this inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was- an artist.
Back to Front and Upside Down by
Publication Date: 2012
This delightful book deals with a common childhood frustration and will remind readers that practice pays off and that everyone has to ask for help sometimes.
The Pirate of Kindergarten by
Publication Date: 2010
With the help of her pirate patch, Ginny can read, run, and even snip her scissors with double the speed! Vibrant illustrations from Lynne Avril capture the realities of what Ginny sees both before and after.