Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Schneider Family Book Award Winners

Sotomayor, Sonia.

In this creative non-fiction story, Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes ...

Kelly, Lynne.

Also available in Overdrive and RB Digital. Twelve-year-old Iris and her grandmother, both deaf, dr...

Kensky, Jessica.

Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. Based on a real-life partnership, the heartenin...

Connor, Leslie.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. As he grieves his best friend Benny's death, Mason and ...

Say, Allen.

A fictionalized biography of James Castle, a deaf, autistic artist whose drawings hang in major mus...

Green, Shari.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Olivia has been Macy McMillan's best friend ever since...

Bryant, Jen.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight...

Reynolds, Jason.

Also available in Overdrive. "When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything...

Thompson, Laurie Ann.

Also available in Overdrive. Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by ...

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly.

Also available in Overdrive. "Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is ...

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker.

Also available in Overdrive. A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the...

Rabinowitz, Alan.

Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. The renowned cat conservationist reflects on h...

Martin, Ann M.

Also available in Overdrive. Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved do...

Bryant, Jen.

Also available in Overdrive. Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Ho...

Haskell, Merrie.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Thirteen-year-old Princess Matilda, whose lame foot brings f...

Alexander, Claire.

While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his word...

Lean, Sarah.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Fifth-grader Cally Louise Fisher stops talking, partly becau...

Bauer, Joan.

Twelve-year-old Foster McFee and her mother escape from her mother's abusive boyfriend and end...

Selznick, Brian.

Also available in Overdrive. Having lost his mother and his hearing in a short time, twelve-year-old...

Lyon, George Ella.

Ginny's eyes play tricks on her, making her see everything double, but when she goes to vision...

Sonnenblick, Jordan.

Although Jeff and Tad, encouraged by a new friend, Lindsey, make a deal to help one another overcom...

Christensen, Bonnie.

Born into a travelling gypsy family, young Django Reinhardt taught himself guitar at an early age. ...

Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Jason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like a...

Parker, Robert Andrew.

Also available in Overdrive. The story of the young Art Tatum, who became one of the all-time greats...

Connor, Leslie.

Also available in Hoopla and RB Digital. Twelve-year-old Addie tries to cope with her mother's ...

Stryer, Andrea Stenn.

In the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, a deaf Sherpa boy proves himself to his father by rescuing his ...

Seeger, Pete.

Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf s...

Lord, Cynthia.

Also available in Hoopla and RB Digital. Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-ol...

Sachar, Louis.

Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on tr...

Uhlberg, Myron.

Also available in Hoopla. In Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, a boy learns about discrimination and tole...

Bertrand, Diane Gonzales.

Two latino boys experience carefree camaraderie despite one boy's disability. Fun and friendsh...

Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

Also available in Overdrive. When Naomi's absent mother resurfaces to claim her, Naomi runs awa...

Lang, Glenna.

Also available in Hoopla. Describes a day in the life of a seeing eye dog, from going with his owner...