Bookmark: books and disability

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: March

Max and the Millions

Author: Ross Montgomery

When a school caretaker mysteriously disappears, leaving behind a small pile of sand, a student is drawn into an extraordinary adventure. Alongside the delightfully daft plot, Montgomery successfully touches on topics such as assumptions about deafness.

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Down's syndrome awareness

A list of children's books

Check out our list of children's and young teen books that feature characters who have Down's syndrome.

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Bookmark advice for:


Families, teachers and librarians

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


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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