Bookmark: Books and Disability

Looking for information on disability and children's books? Bookmark is for you - with loads of advice and book recommendations from parents, young people, teachers and more.

For more information about Bookmark, contact BookTrust's disability consultant Alexandra Strick. 


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Bookmark Book of the Month

January's Book of the Month is The Goldfish Boy: an utterly captivating read, combining a compelling whodunit with additional questions about what triggered Matthew’s OCD.

Writing about OCD: ‘It can show itself in so many ways’

Lisa Thompson has written The Goldfish Boy: a remarkable book about a boy with OCD who sees something mysterious from his window.

Books for children with reading difficulties

This list gives a range of books that may appeal to young people with reading difficulties or dyslexia.

What's the Story?

What's the Story is a unique web resource giving young disabled people a voice on disability, inclusion and children's books, and providing useful guidance for teachers, authors, illustrators and publishers

Bookmark articles and resources

Read Bookmark articles and discover Bookmark resources.

Useful organisations

Find out more about disability and other useful organisations.