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Award Winners

 

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. 2004- Present 

2017:

Teen Book: When We Collided by Emery Lord FIC LOR

Middle School: as brave as you by Jason Reynolds FIC REY

Children's Book: Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov HV1624.B65 B793 2016

2016:

Teen Book: The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten FIC TOT

Middle School: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt FIC HUN

Children's Book: Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson, illustrated by Sean Qualls HV3013.Y43 T56 2015

2015:

Teen Book: Girls Like Us by Gail Giles FIC GIL

Middle School: Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin FIC MAR

Children's Book: A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz FIC RAB

2014: 

Teen Book: Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein FIC WEI

Middle School: Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell FIC HAS

Children's Book: A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant. Illustrated by Melissa Sweet ND237.P65 B79 2013

2013:

Teen Book: Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am by Peter Lerangis FIC MAZ

Middle School: A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean FIC LEA

Children's Book: Back to Front and Upside Down! by Claire Alexander FIC ALE

2012: 

Teen Book: The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen FIC VAN

Middle School: Close to Famous by Joan Bauer FIC BAU

Middle School: Wonderstruck: A Novel in Words and Pictures by Brian Selznick FIC SEL

2011:

Teen Book: Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John FIC JOH

Middle School: After Ever After by Jordan Sonnenblick FIC SON

Children's Book: The Pirate of Kindergarten by George Ella Lyon. Illustrated by Lynne Avril E LYO

2010:

Teen Book: Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork FIC STO

Middle School: Anything but Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin FIC BAS

Children's Book: Django by Bonnie Christensen ML3930.R33 C57 2009  

2009:

Teen Book: Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen SUMMIT

Middle School: Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor FIC CON

Children's Book: Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum by Robert Andrew Parker ML3930.T2 P37 2008  

2008:

Teen Book: Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby FIC ROR 

Middle School: Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer PS595.F75 Z56 2007  

Children's Book: Kami and the Yaks by Andrea Stern Stryer. Illustrated by Bert Dodson  E STR

2007:

Teen Book: Small Steps by Louis Sachar FIC SAC

Middle School: Rules by Cynthia Lord FIC LOR

Children's Book: The Deaf Musicians by Pete Seeger and Paul DuBois Jacobs. Illustrated by Gregory R. Christie E SEE

2006:

Teen Book: Under the Wolf, Under the Dog by Adam Rapp  FIC RAP

Middle School: Tending to Grace by Kimberly Newton Fusco FIC FUS

Children's Book: Dad, Jackie, and Me by Colin Bootman  FIC UHL

2005:

Teen Book: My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir by Samantha Abeel CT4300.A1151 A25 2007

Middle School: Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan FIC RYA

Children's Book: My Pal Victor/Mi amigo, Victor by Diane Gonzales, Illustrated by Robert L. Sweetland FIC BER

2004:

Teen Book: Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements FIC CLE

Middle School: A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass FIC MAS

Children's Book: Looking Out for Sarah by Glenna Lang FIC LAN