Canadian titles make the IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities List

There are 14 Canadian titles of 60 on the IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities List, a biennial catalogue of the best titles catering to children and youth with disabilities. This curated selection is shown around the world, including at the Bologna Book Fair, and the books are housed at the Haug School and Resource Centre near Oslo. The Canadian selections are listed below.

The Bite of the Mango
Written by Mariatu Kamara with Susan McClelland | Published by Annick Press

Boy in Motion
Written by Ainslie Manson | Illustrated by Renné Benoit | Published by Greystone Books

La clé
Written by Angèle Delaunois | Illustrated by Christine Delezenne | Published by Éditions de l’Isatis

Free as a Bird
Written by Gina McMurchy-Barber | Published by Dundurn Press

In Front of My House
Written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc | Translated by Yvette Ghione | Published by Kids Can Press

The Lucky One
Written by Deborah Cowley | Photos by Kathy Knowles | Published by Osu Chidren’s Library Fund

Me and You
Written and illustrated by Geneviève Côté | Published by Kids Can Press

Une petite bouteille jaune
Written by Angèle Delaunois | Illustrated by Christine Delezenne | Published by Éditions de l’Isatis

Pied-de-Puce
Written by Sylvie Nicolas | Illustrated by Marion Arbona | Published by Éditions Trampoline

Spork
Written by Kyo Maclear | Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault | Published by Kids Can Press

Terre de glaces
Written by Louise-Michelle Sauriol | Published by Éditions de soleil de minuit

To Stand On My Own: The Polio Epidemic Diary of Noreen Robertson (Dear Canada)
Written by Barbara Haworth-Attard | Published by Scholastic Canada

Torrie and the Snake-Prince
Written by K.V. Johansen | Published by Annick Press

Willow’s Whispers
Written by Lana Button | Illustrated by Tania Howells | Published by Kids Can Press