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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. 


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Award Winners


Scarlet Ibis by Gill Lewis FIC LEW


The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca SF33.G67 M67 2017

The Someday Birds by Sally J. Pla 


Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin FIC MAR

 My Friend Suhana by  Shaila Abdullah and Aanyah Abdullah FIC ABD


Remember Dippy by Shirley Reva Vernick FIC VER

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks FIC DIC


Waiting for No One by Beverley Brenna FIC BRE

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine SUMMIT

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

Just Because by Rebecca Elliott E ELL


The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd FIC DOW

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


A Small White Scar by K.A. Nuzum FIC NUZ


So B. It by Sarah Weeks E GLE

Keeping up with Roo by Sharlee Glenn FIC HAD


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


Me and Rupert Goody by Barbara O'Connor SUMMIT

My Brother Sammy is Special by Becky Edwards E EDW


Tru Confessions by Janet Tashjian FIC TAS

Ian's Walk by Laurie Lears FIC LEA