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Award Winners

The Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award was initiated in 2000 to recognize authors, illustrators, and publishers of high quality fictional and biographical children, intermediate, and young adult books that appropriately portray individuals with developmental disabilities. 


Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin

 My Friend Suhana by  Shaila Abdullah and Aanyah Abdullah


Remember Dippy by Shirley Reva Vernick

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks


Waiting for No One by Beverley Brenna

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

My Brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peete and Elizabeth Peete. Illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Just Because by Rebecca Elliott


The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

Understanding Sam and Asperger Syndrome by Clarabelle van Niekerk and Liezl Venter


A Small White Scar by K.A. Nuzum


So B. It by Sarah Weeks

Keeping up with Roo by Sharlee Glenn


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon


Me and Rupert Goody by Barbara O'Connor

My Brother Sammy is Special by Becky Edwards


Tru Confessions by Janet Tashjian

Ian's Walk by Laurie Lears