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

March's Book of the Month is The Barefoot Book of Children by Tessa Strickland, Kate DePalma and David Dean: a beautifully comprehensive and thought-provoking picture of the many different ways in which people live around the world.

A book that shows and celebrates a world full of difference

Alex Strick talks to Barefoot’s Tessa Strickland about the The Barefoot Book of Children: a milestone title that sums up the publisher's ethos.

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.