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Schneider Family Book Award

Given by the ALA recognizing authors and illustrators for the excellence of portrayal of the disability experience in literature for youth.

Schneider Family Book Awards

Teen Category


WINNER:  Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

WINNER:  My Thirteenth Winter : a Memoir by Samantha Abeel

WINNER:  Under the Wolf, Under the Dog by Adam Rapp

WINNERSmall Steps by Louis Sachar

WINNER:  Hurt Go Happy by Ginny Rorby

WINNER:  Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen


WINNER:  Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork

WINNER:  Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

WINNER:  The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

WINNER:  Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis

WINNER:  Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

WINNER:  Girls Like Us by Gail Giles

WINNER:  The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten

WINNER:  When We Collided by Emery Lord

WINNER:  You're Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner

WINNER:  Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

HONOR BOOK:  (Don't) Call Me Crazy : 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health by Kelly Jensen, editor


WINNER:  Cursed by Karol Ruth Silverstein

HONOR BOOK:  The Silence Between Us by Alison Gervais

WINNER:  This Is My Brain in Love by I. W. Gregorio