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: January

Through the Eyes of Me

Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding

Told in the first person, the book delivers a simple but effective glimpse into Kyla’s life, with help from her father (the author). We see that one way she might differ from some children is that she has autism. Beautifully effective artwork and uncluttered layout complete this delightful portrait.

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Books with positive images of disability in 2017

12 brilliant books from the past year

Take a look at all the fantastic reads that have been our Bookmark Books of the Month in 2017.

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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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