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: September

Tiny Infinities

Author: J H Diehl

Thirteen-year-old Alice is trying to stop her family falling apart. A very beautiful and sensitively handled book that touches on themes of mental health, family relationships, friendships and love.

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Blogs and articles on disability and books

Deaf awareness

A booklist

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.

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In this section

Bookmark advice for:

Disability

Families, teachers and librarians

Advice on how to find inclusive books and why positive images of disability matter. 

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Disability

Writers, illustrators and publishers

Top tips on including positive images of disability in books, and what else the publishing industry can do to help.

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