Author Penny Joelson knows what it's like to have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME): to fe...
Lynne Kelly, author of Song for a Whale, talks about how her new children's book brings...
Bookmark: disability and books
Looking for information on disability and children's books? Bookmark is full of advice and book recommendations for families, teachers, librarians, authors and publishers.
For more information about Bookmark, contact BookTrust's disability consultant Alexandra Strick.
Bookmark Book of the Month: May
A baleen whale's unique 55-hertz frequency means he cannot communicate with other whales, and 12-year-old Iris is determined to help him. A pacy story told with a tender touch, which also offers examples of common frustrations experienced by deaf children.
Blogs and articles on disability and books
This booklist includes books that feature deafness as a key theme, books with a deaf protagonist, and books that happen to include children with hearing aids and cochlear implants, in a subtle and natural way.