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Schneider Family Book Award: Young Children
Best books emphasizing artistic expression of a disability experience. Three winners, one for each age category of reader.
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  Cover Art: A Splash of Red : the Life and Art of Horace Pippin 2014
Bryant, Jennifer
A Splash of Red : the Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Back to Front and Upside Down 2013
Alexander, Claire
Back to Front and Upside Down
While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his words and letters.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Pirate of Kindergarten 2011
Lyon, George Ella
The Pirate of Kindergarten
Ginny's eyes play tricks on her, making her see everything double, but when she goes to vision screening at school and discovers that not everyone sees this way, she learns that her double vision can be cured.
Easy Picture Book LYON
  Cover Art: Django 2010
Christensen, Bonnie
Django
[ages 0-10] Born into a travelling gypsy family, young Django Reinhardt taught himself guitar at an early age. He was soon acclaimed as the Gypsy Genius and Prodigy Boy, but one day his world changed completely when a fire claimed the use of his fretting hand. Folks said Django would never play again, but with passion and perserverance he was soon setting the world's concert stages ablaze.
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 R276 2009
  Cover Art: Piano Starts Here : The Young Art Tatum 2009
Parker, Robert Andrew
Piano Starts Here : The Young Art Tatum
[ages 0-8] Art Tatum came from modest beginnings and was nearly blind, but his passion for the piano and his acute memory for any sound that he heard drove him to become a virtuoso who was revered by both classical and jazz pianists alike
Children's Nonfiction Book 921 T189
  Cover Art: Kami and the Yaks 2008
Stryer, Andrea Stenn
Kami and the Yaks
In the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, a deaf Sherpa boy proves himself to his father by rescuing his family's yaks from a dangerous storm.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Deaf Musicians 2007
Seeger, Pete
The Deaf Musicians
[ages 0-10] Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band.
Easy Picture Book SEEGER
  Cover Art: Dad Jackie and Me 2006
Uhlberg, Myron
Dad Jackie and Me
In Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, a boy learns about discrimination and tolerance as he and his deaf father share their enthusiasm over baseball and the Dodgers' first baseman, Jackie Robinson.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: My Pal Victor 2005
Bertrand, Diane Gonzales
My Pal Victor
Two Latino boys experience carefree camaraderie despite one boy's disability. Fun and friendship overpower physical limitations.
Spanish Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Looking Out for Sarah 2004
Lang, Glenna
Looking Out for Sarah
Describes a day in the life of a seeing eye dog, from going with his owner to the grocery store and post office, to visiting a class of school children, and playing ball. Also describes their three-hundred mile walk from Boston to New York.
Easy Picture Book
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