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

April's Book of the Month is The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas: a rare example of a convincing female protagonist with autism in a compelling and well-crafted romance.

Rachael Lucas on the many layers of the autistic experience

Alex Strick chats to author Rachael Lucas about her inspirations and aspirations for The State of Grace: an absorbing story of first love, friendship, family tension and Asperger's Syndrome.

Books for Deaf Awareness Week

A range of books for children and teens that cover the vast spectrum of deafness and promote greater understanding of the subject.

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.