Unstoppable: Women with Disabilities

English 9-12 Disability Own Voices Historical Figures Feminism Helen Wolfe & Karen Patkau summary Aimed at ages 9-12, this book profiles disabled women. And let’s be clear, this isn’t inspiration p*rn. Both author and illustrator are members of the disabled community! I’m asked for recommendations a lot, and there are some books out there that…

We Move Together

English 4+ years Disability Intersectionality Activism Community Action Advocacy Mobility Aids Own Voices Kelly Fritsch, Anne McGuire, & Eduardo Trejos summary As the historical optimist that I am, I choose to believe that people are starting to become aware of the lack of representation in picture books, and taking steps to seek out resources to…

What Happened to You?

english 4-8 years Own Voices Disability Social-Emotional Learning Friendship James Catchpole & Karen George summary What can I possibly say about this book that hasn’t been said before? Yesterday, on its North American release date, Instagram was a veritable wall of beautiful book photos of this extremely needed story. Joe is simply trying to defeat…

We Are Little Feminists: On the Go!

Written By: Brook Sitgraves Turner & Archaa Shrivastav Illustrated by: Photos credited on back cover! For Ages: Infant & Up Language: English Topics Covered: Inclusion, Diversity, Feminism, Mobility, Mobility Aids. Summary: Hey everyone! We thought it was way past time to share a board book, and what could be better than this adorable book all…

Making Tracks: Mountain

Written & Illustrated by: Abi Hall For Ages: Infant & Up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Sports, Disability, STEM. Summary: This board book has both flaps and textured cut-outs shaped like different footprints, and I really like that all the tracks we see aren’t on the same mountain (but mountains all over the…

I Am Not A Label

Written By: Cerrie Burnell Illustrated by: Lauren Baldo For Ages: 8-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Disability, Own Voices, Historical Figures, Mental Health, Global Community, STEM, Art, Sports. Summary: This book is awesome! I’m so glad we have an #ownvoices book about disability throughout history that covers the globe instead of centering a specific country….

Magnificent Homespun Brown

Written By: Samara Cole Doyon Illustrated by: Kaylani Juanita For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered:¬†Joy, BIPOC Narratives, Black Joy, Brown Joy, Friendship, Love, Family, Own Voices, Disability Representation, Mobility Aid Representation, Hearing Aids, Vitiligo, Hijab, Muslim Girls. Summary: This book is stunning, the definition of Brown Joy. I’m completely obsessed already and read…