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Boundless: Picture Books about Disabilities

A Friend for Henry
Bailey, Jenn
A heartwarming picture book that explores the experience of autism and the power of friendship.

A 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...

Item No. 9781452167916
$16.99
Sky-Blue Bench
Rahman, Bahram

It's Afghan schoolgirl Aria's first day back at school since her accident. She's excited, but she's also worried about sitting on the hard floor all day with her new prosthetic "helper-leg."


Just as Aria feared, sitting on the floor is so uncomfortable that she can't...

Item No. 9781772782226
$18.95
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
$18.99
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

Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Starred Review, Shelf Awareness

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...

Item No. 9781620143452
$18.95
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
$18.99
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
$16.99
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
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 picture book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential...

Item No. 9780786808908
$17.99
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 in her wheelchair, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side.

Hello, Moose!

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

...

Item No. 9781626721777
$17.99
Henry, Like Always
Bailey, Jenn
A NPR 2023 Books We Love Pick
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2023
A 2023 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book

A beginning chapter book series based on the award-winning picture book, A Friend for Henry!

Henry likes Classroom Ten. He...

Item No. 9781797213897
$14.99
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 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
$18.90
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
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, especially as a...

Item No. 9780525514121
$17.99
Kids Book About Disability
Napper, Kristine
A clear explanation of what disabilities are and how to navigate conversations about them.

Sometimes people act like having a disability means you're from another planet, even though over a billion people in the world have disabilities. So how do you talk about disability? How do...
Item No. 9780744085686
$19.99
Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, A Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion
Stocker, Shannon
* Schneider Family Book Award Winner *

A gorgeous and empowering picture book biography about Evelyn Glennie, a deaf woman, who became the first full-time solo percussionist in the world. (Cover may vary)

"No. You can't," people said.
But Evelyn knew she could....

Item No. 9780593109694
$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
Lucky Me
Schimel, Lawrence

Bruno's home is a bit different, but he wouldn't trade it for the world.

Bruno's friend Sanjay is lucky: He doesn't have to share his room (well, except with a pet iguana), and he can leave his toy soldiers all over the house. And Bruno's brother, Mateo, who is visually...

Item No. 9781459837386
$21.95
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
Rescue and Jessica (Hardcover)
Downes, Patrick
A 2019 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Based on a real-life partnership, the heartening story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her service dog will illuminate and inspire.

Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog -- it's the family business, after all....

Item No. 9780763696047
$16.99
Seven Blind Mice-PB
Young, Ed
"It's a pillar," says one. "It's a fan," says another. One by one, the seven blind mice investigate the strange Something by the pond. And one by one, they come back with a different theory. It's only when the seventh mouse goes out-and explores the whole Something-that the mice see the whole truth...
Item No. 9780698118959
$7.99