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Schneider Family Book Awards

The Schneider Family Book Award, given annually by the American Library Association, honors an author or illustrator
for the artistic expression of the disability experience for children and teens.
The award is given in three categories:
birth through grade school (ages 0–10), middle school (ages 11–13), and teens (age 13–18).


2014:

Young Children:
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant (j759.19  Bryant)

Middle School:
Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell (Juv Fic SF  Haskell)

 

Teens:
Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (YA Fic  Wein)

2013:

Young Children:
Back to Front and Upside Down! by Claire Alexander ( j  Alexander)

Middle School:
A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean (Juv Fic  Lean)

Teens:
Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer (YA Fic  Mazer)

2012:

Young Children:
(no award given)

Middle School:
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer (Juv Fic  Bauer)
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Juv Fic M  Selznick)

Teens:
The Running Dream byWendelin Van Draanen (YA Fic  Van Draanen)

2011:

Young Children:
The Pirate of Kindergarten by George Ella Lyon (j  Lyon)

Middle School:
After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick (YA Fic  Sonnenblick)

Teens:
Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John (YA Fic  John) 

2010:

Young Children:
Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist by Bonnie Christensen (j782.4092  Christensen)

Middle School:
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin (Juv Fic  Baskin)

Teens:
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork (YA Fic  Stork)

2009:

Young Children:
Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum by Robert Andrew Parker (j781.65  Parker)

Middle School:
Waiting for Normal by Leslie Conner (Juv Fic  Conner)

Teens:
Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen (YA Fic  Friesen

2008:

Young Children:
Kami and the Yaks by Andrea Stenn Stryer, ill. by Bert Dodson  ( j )

Middle School:
Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer  (Juv Fic  Zimmer )

Teens:
Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby (Juv Fic  Rorby)

2007:

Young Children:
The Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger, ill. by R. Gregory Christie  ( j  Seeger)

Middle School:
Rules by Cynthia Lord  (Juv Fic  Lord )

Teens:
Small Steps by Louis Sachar  (YA Fic  Sachar)

2006:

Young Children:
Dad, Jackie, and Me by Myron Uhlberg, ill. by Colin Bootman  (Juv Fic  Uhlberg)

Middle School:
Tending to Grace by Kimberly Newton Fusco  (YA Fic  Fusco)

Teens:
Under the Wolf, Under the Dog by Adam Rapp  (YA Fic  Rapp)

2005:

Young Children:
My Pal, Victor/Mi Amigo, Victor by Diane Gonzales Bertrand, ill. by Robert L. Sweetland  ( j Foreign Language  Bertrand)

Middle School:
Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan  (Juv Fic  Ryan)

Teens:
My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir by Samantha Abeel  (YA 921 Ab331AAm) 

2004:

Young Children:
Looking Out for Sarah by Glenna Lang  ( j  Lang)

Middle School:
A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass  (Juv Fic  Mass)

Teens:
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements (YA Fic  Clements)

 
 
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