I Am Not a Label
In this stylishly illustrated biography anthology, meet 30 artists, thinkers, athletes, and activists with disabilities, from past and present. From Frida Kahlo to Stephen Hawking, find out how these iconic figures have overcome obstacles, owned their differences, and paved the way for others by making their bodies and minds work for them.
These short biographies tell the stories of people who have faced unique challenges that have not stopped them from becoming trailblazers, innovators, advocates, and makers. Each person is a leading figure in their field, be it sports, science, math, art, breakdancing, or the world of pop.
Challenge your preconceptions of disability and mental health with the eye-opening stories of these remarkable people:
Ludwig van Beethoven, Gustav Kirchoff, Henri Matisse, Eliza Suggs, Helen Keller, Frida Kahlo, John Nash, Stephen Hawking, Temple Grandin, Stevie Wonder, Nabil Shaban, Terry Fox, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Diaz Merced, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, Dr Victor Pineda, Farida Bedwei, Stella Young, Lady Gaga, Arunima Sinha, Naoki Higashida, Isabella Spingmuhl Tejada, Aaron Philip, Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Redouan Ait Chitt, Jonas Jacobsson, Trischa Zorn, Ade Adepitan, and Dynamo.
Cerrie Burnell is an actress, singer, playwright, author, and former television presenter for CBeebies (2009–2017). She was born with half a right arm and has sought to increase visibility of disabled people through her career in presenting, writing, and acting.
Lauren Baldo is an illustrator based in the Philippines. He has worked as a storyboard artist, comic artist, graphic designer, and children’s book illustrator.
"Intelligent, politically bold, and beautiful to browse [...] Every bookshelf needs a copy." — Disability Arts Online
"An inclusive and upbeat collection ideal for classrooms and libraries" — School Library Journal
We Are Little Feminists: On-the-Go ( We Are Little Feminists #3)
Boardbook Synopsis An empowering and delightful board book filled with photos of kids with disabilities using their movement and mobility aids on-the-go. Run, jump, climb,...
The Spectrum Girl's Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic
Hardcover Synopsis "Never be ashamed of being different: it is this difference that makes you extraordinary and unique."This essential go-to guide gives you all the...
Not Today Celeste: A Dog's Tale about Her Human's Depression
Paperback Synopsis Celeste thinks she is the happiest dog in the world. But when she notices something different about her human, Rupert, she wonders if...