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Boundless: Picture Books about Disabilities

Boy and a Jaguar
Rabinowitz, Alan

2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner
* "A candid and deeply resonant account of a hard-fought battle against societal stigma, and an embrace of one's true talent and calling." --Publisher's Weekly, starred review

Speaking for the animals he loves gives...

Item No. 9780547875071
$17.99
A Friend for Henry
Bailey, Jenn
2020 Schneider Family Honor Book

In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who shares. A friend who listens. Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does. But on a day full of too close...

Item No. 9781452167916
$16.99
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Bryant, Jen
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award


An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved...

Item No. 9780375867125
$17.99
All the Way to the Top
Bay Pimentel, Annette

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Honor

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children's Honor Book (American Library Association)

Experience the true story of lifelong activist Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins and her participation in the Capitol Crawl in this inspiring autobiographical picture book. This...

Item No. 9781492688976
$17.99
Benji, the Bad Day and Me
Pla, Sally J

Sammy is having the absolute rottenest, worst day ever. His little brother, Benji, knows exactly what that's like.

Nothing seems to be going right for Sammy today. At school, he got in trouble for kicking a fence, then the cafeteria ran out of pizza for lunch. After he walks home...

Item No. 9781620143452
$18.95
Best Day Ever
Singer, Marilyn
A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children's poet and talented debut illustrator.

This playful puppy thinks she's having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that she's...

Item No. 9781328987839
$17.99
Bodies are Cool
Feder, Tyler
This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.

From the acclaimed creator of Dancing at the Pity Party and Roaring Softly, this picture book is a pure celebration of all the different...

Item No. 9780593112625
$17.99
Can Bears Ski?
Antrobus, Raymond
Is Little Bear ignoring his friends when they say hi, or is something else going on? A discovery opens new doors in a tale that will delight kids with deafness and all children learning to navigate their world.

Little Bear feels the world around him. He feels his bed rumble when...

Item No. 9781536212662
$16.99
DK Braille Counting
DK

Learn how to count to 10 with DK Braille: Counting.

Explore tactile spreads in different textures to discover counting techniques with a book designed specifically for blind or visually impaired readers. DK Braille: Counting's pages combine braille, large print, and high...

Item No. 9781465436139
$15.99
Emmanuel's Dream
Thompson, Laurie Ann
Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story--which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey--is nothing short of remarkable.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for...

Item No. 9780449817445
$17.99
Gary
Rudge, Leila
Gary, a grounded racing pigeon, dreams of exploring the world--until the day he falls into an adventure of his very own.

Most of the time, Gary is just like the other racing pigeons, eating and sleeping and dreaming of adventure. There's just one thing that separates him from the...

Item No. 9780763689544
$16.99
Helen's Big World
Rappaport, Doreen
A heartwarming portrait of an unforgettable woman by the critically-acclaimed author of Abe's Honest Words and Martin's Big Words.

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. With...

Item No. 9780786808908
$17.99
Helen's Big World PB
Rappaport, Doreen

A heartwarming portrait of an unforgettable woman by the critically-acclaimed author of Abe's Honest Words and Martin's Big Words.

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential...

Item No. 9781484749609
$8.99
Hello Goodbye Dog
Gianferrari, Maria

For Zara's dog, Moose, nothing is more important than being with his favorite girl. So when Zara has to go to school, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side.

Hello, Moose!

Unfortunately, dogs aren't allowed at school and Moose has to go back home.

Goodbye, Moose.

But...

Item No. 9781626721777
$17.99
How to Build a Hug-Autographed
Tourville, Jacqueline

Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Giselle Potter come together to tell the inspiring story of autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin and her brilliant invention: the hug machine.

As a young girl, Temple...

Item No. AUTOJT1
$18.99
How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin
Tourville, Jacqueline
Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Giselle Potter come together to tell the inspiring story of autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin and her brilliant invention: the hug machine.

As a young girl, Temple Grandin loved folding paper kites, making obstacle courses, and building lean-tos...

Item No. 9781534410978
$18.99
I Am Not a Label: 30 Disabled Artists
Burnell, Cerrie
* 2021 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children's Honor Book

"An inclusive and upbeat collection ideal for classrooms and libraries." - School Library Journal

In this stylishly illustrated biography anthology, meet 34 artists, thinkers, athletes, and activists with disabilities...

Item No. 9780711247451
$23.99
I Talk Like a River
Scott, Jordan
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to?

Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.

A New York...

Item No. 9780823445592
$18.99
I Will Dance
Flood, Nancy Bo
This poetic and uplifting picture book illustrated by the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of We Are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines follows a young girl born with cerebral palsy as she pursues her dream of becoming a dancer.

Like many young girls, Eva longs to...

Item No. 9781534430617
$17.99
Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin
Newman, Tracy

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Honor

This picture-book biography of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will inspire young readers to follow the melody within themselves

A 2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children Honor Book

Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzhak Perlman was simply a...

Item No. 9781419741104
$18.99
Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Sotomayor, Sonia
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!


Feeling different,...

Item No. 9780525514121
$17.99
Look Up!
Jung, Jin-Ho
A nearly wordless story about compassion, friendship, and perspective.

High on a balcony, a girl watches the world-- passersby hurrying along, carrying umbrellas in the rain, riding bikes and walking dogs. She wishes that someone-- anyone!-- would look up and notice her. Finally, one...

Item No. 9780823440139
$7.99
Looking Out for Sarah
Lang, Glenna
In this story of friendship, loyalty, and trust, readers spend a day in the life of Sarah and her guide dog, Perry. Perry helps Sarah go shopping, to the post office, and take the train to school. Sarah, a blind musician and teacher, entertains the children and tells them about the time she and...
Item No. 9781570916076
$7.95
My Ocean is Blue
Lebeuf, Darren
A young girl's poetic exploration of the enchanting ocean she loves."This is my ocean," the young girl begins as she heads over the dunes with her mother. Then, as they pass the whole day at the seaside, she lyrically describes her ocean in simple, sensory detail. It's both "slimy" and "sandy," "...
Item No. 9781525301438
$17.99
Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask
Burcaw, Shane

Not So Different offers a humorous, relatable, and refreshingly honest glimpse into Shane Burcaw's life. Shane tackles many of the mundane and quirky questions that he's often asked about living with a disability, and shows readers that he's just as approachable, friendly, and funny as...

Item No. 9781626727717
$17.99