Schneider Family Book Award Winners

Schneider Family Book Award Winners

The 2021 American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced on January 25th! The Schneider Family Book Award is given to books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience.

Award winner for young children:

I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott, illustrated by Sydney Smith

Honor books for young children:

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything by Annette Bay Pimentel, illustrated by Nabi H. Ali

Itzhak: A Boy Who Loved the Violin by Tracy Newman, illustrated by Abigail Halpin


Award winner for middle grades:

Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte

Honor books for middle grades:

Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! by Sarah Kapit

When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed, illustrated by Victoria Jamieson