2022 SCHNEIDER FAMILY AWARD

2022 SCHNEIDER FAMILY BOOK AWARD WINNERS . . .
The Schneider Family book Award honors books that embody an artisitc expression of the disability experience.

“My City Speaks,” written by Darren Lebeuf, illustrated by Ashley Barron and published by Kids Can Press Ltd., wins the award for young children (ages 0 to 8). Two honor books for young children were selected: “A Walk in the Words,” written and illustrated by Hudson Talbott and published by Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House; and “A Sky-Blue Bench,” written by Bahram Rahman, illustrated by Peggy Collins and published by Pajama Press, Inc.

“A Bird Will Soar,” written by Alison Green Myers and published by Dutton Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House, is the winner for middle grades (ages 9 to 13). Two honor books for middle grades were selected: “Stuntboy, in the Meantime,” written by Jason Reynolds, illustrated by Raúl the Third and published by Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing; and “A Kind of Spark,” written by Elle McNicoll and published by Crown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC.

“Words in My Hands,” written and illustrated by Asphyxia and published by Annick Press, Ltd., is the winner for teens (ages 14-18). One honor book for teens was selected: “A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome,” written by Ariel Henley and published by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

My City Speaks Cover Image
By Darren Lebeuf, Ashley Barron (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525304149
Availability: Backordered; Unknown Availability Date
Published: Kids Can Press - September 7th, 2021

A Walk in the Words Cover Image
By Hudson Talbott, Hudson Talbott (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399548710
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 14th, 2021

A Sky-Blue Bench Cover Image
By Bahram Rahman, Peggy Collins (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781772782226
Availability: Backordered; Unknown Availability Date
Published: Pajama Press - November 30th, 2021

A Bird Will Soar Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593325674
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

Stuntboy, in the Meantime Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534418165
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 30th, 2021

A Kind of Spark Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593374252
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

The Words in My Hands Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781773215280
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Published: Annick Press - November 30th, 2021

A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374314071
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 2-7 Days from Warehouse
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - November 2nd, 2021