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Schneider Family Book Award for Teen
Best books for teens emphasizing artistic expression of a disability experience.Awarded by the American Library Association.
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  Cover Art: Rose Under Fire 2014
Wein, Elizabeth
Rose Under Fire
When young American pilot Rose Justice is captured by Nazis and sent to Ravensbru¨ck, the notorious women's concentration camp, she finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am 2013
Mazer, Harry.
Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am
Wounded in Iraq while his Army unit is on convoy and treated for many months for traumatic brain injury, the first person Ben remembers from his earlier life is his autistic brother.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Running Dream 2012
Van Draanen, Wendelin
The Running Dream
When a school bus accident leaves sixteen-year-old Jessica an amputee, she returns to school with a prosthetic limb and her track team finds a wonderful way to help rekindle her dream of running again.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Five Flavors of Dumb 2011
John, Antony
Five Flavors of Dumb
Eighteen-year-old Piper becomes the manager for her classmates' popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along. [Teen]
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Marcelo in the Real World 2010
Stork, Francisco X.
Marcelo in the Real World
Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm. [Teen]
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Jerk, California 2009
Friesen, Jonathan
Jerk, California
Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip designed to help him discover the truth about his life. [Teen]
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hurt Go Happy 2008
Rorby, Ginny
Hurt Go Happy
When thirteen-year-old Joey Willis, deaf since the age of six, meets Dr. Charles Mansell and his chimpanzee Sukari, who use sign language, her world blooms with possibilities but that of the chimp begins to narrow. [Teen]
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Small Steps 2007
Sachar, Louis
Small Steps
Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along.
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Under the Wolf, Under the Dog 2006
Rapp, Adam
Under the Wolf, Under the Dog
Steve is in a facility called Burnstone Grove. It's a place for kids who are addicts, like Shannon Lynch, who can stick $1.87 in change up his nose, or for kids who have tried to commit suicide, like Silent Starla, whom Steve is getting a crush on. But Steve doesn't really fit in either group. He used to go to a gifted school. So why is he being held at Burnstone Grove? [Teen]
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: My Thirteenth Winter : a Memoir 2005
Abeel, Samantha
My Thirteenth Winter : a Memoir
Abeel tells her own story of living with and overcoming dyscalculia, a math-related learning disability. She describes how her life was affected by her learning disability before and after she was diagnosed, and the way her peers, her family, and her teachers treated her. [Teen]
Teen Nonfiction Book
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