Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Disabled and Neurodiverse Voices in YA Fiction

Ali, S. K., author.

Eighteen-year-old Muslims Adam and Zayneb meet in Doha, Qatar, during spring break and fall in love... More

Chen, Justina, 1968- author.

Teenager Viola Li and her sister Roz are selling bean buns at a science fiction gathering in Seattl... More

Evans, Richard Paul.

To everyone at Meridian High School, fourteen-year-old Michael Vey is nothing special, just the kid... More

Ramey, Stacie, author.

Jenna's never let her cerebral palsy get her down. When she discovers that her condition was a... More

Nijkamp, Marieke, editor.

An anthology of stories in various genres, each featuring disabled characters and written by disabl... More

Friesen, Jonathan.

Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his ... More

Gervais, Alison, author.

Moving halfway across the country to Colorado right before senior year means Maya will be leaving P... More

Thomas, Leah, 1989- author.

Kalyn, living under a pseudonym, and Gus, who has cerebral palsy, get caught in an uproar in Samsbo... More

Megale, S. C., author.

Eighteen-year-old Maeve, a future filmmaker who has muscular dystrophy, fears she will never find r... More

Venkatraman, Padma, author.

In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an acci... More

Friend, Natasha, 1972- author.

After developing alopecia, Quinn lost her friends along with her hair. She also has to deal with he... More

Green, John, 1977- author.

It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Dow... More

Gardner, Whitney, author.

When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for t... More

Grace, Melinda, author.

Edie Kits, who has an auditory processing disorder that makes it hard to understand words, gets hel... More

Gregorio, I. W., 1976- author.

Rising high school juniors Jocelyn Wu and Will Domenici fall in love while trying to save the Wu fa... More

Henry, April.

Sixteen-year-old Cheyenne Wilder is sleeping in the back of a car while her mom fills her prescript... More

Kemmerer, Brigid, author.

Eighteen for the three hundred twenty-seventh time, Prince Rhen despairs of breaking the curse that... More

Lindstrom, Eric, 1965-

Parker Grant doesn't need 20/20 vision to see right through you. Don't treat her any diff... More

Lucas, Rachael, author.

Sixteen-year-old Grace has Asperger's, a horse, and a best friend who understands her, which i... More

Sharpe, Tess, author.

"After Sophie Winters survives a brutal attack in which her best friend, Mina, is murdered, sh... More

Silverstein, Karol Ruth, author.

"Depicts young teen Ricky Bloom's struggles with her recent juvenile inflammatory disease... More

Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959-

Finn Easton, sixteen and epileptic, struggles to feel like more than just a character in his father... More

Stork, Francisco X.

Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, fa... More

Wilde, Jen, author.

Three friends go to a convention and find love--and themselves. ... More

Wilson, Rachel M, 1977- author.

"16-year-old Caddie struggles with OCD, anxiety, and a powerful fear of touching another perso... More

Heilig, Heidi, author.

Jetta's family is the most talented troupe of shadow players in the land. With Jetta behind th... More

Kelly, Tara.

When Drea and her mother move in with her grandmother in Bellingham, Washington, the sixteen-year-o... More