Disabled Own Voices Books

Top 10 Disabled Own Voices Books : Far From You, Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens, Queens of Geek, Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board, Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home, It's Kind of a Funny Story, The Reckless Oath We Made, El Deafo, Failure to Communicate, Uncanny Magazine Issue 24: Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction! Special Issue

Far From You
AuthorTess Sharpe
Nine months. Two weeks. Six days.

That's how long recovering addict Sophie's been drug-free. Four months ago her best friend, Mina, died in what everyone believes was a drug deal gone wrong - a deal they think Sophie set up. Only Sophie knows the truth. She and Mina shared a secret, but there was...
Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens
AuthorMarieke Nijkamp
This anthology explores disability in fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators. With stories in various genres about first loves, friendship, war, travel, and more, Unbroken will offer today's teen readers a glimpse into the lives of disabled...
Queens of Geek
AuthorJen Wilde
Three friends, two love stories, one convention: this fun, feminist love letter to geek culture is all about fandom, friendship, and finding the courage to be yourself.

Charlie likes to stand out. She’s a vlogger and actress promoting her first movie at SupaCon, and this is her chance to...
Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
AuthorBethany Hamilton
They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing—not even the loss of her arm—could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark’s...
Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home
AuthorLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Lambda Literary Award finalist

In 1996, poet Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha ran away from America with two backpacks and ended up in Canada, where she discovered queer anarchopunk love and revolution, yet remained haunted by the reasons she left home in the first place. This passionate...
It's Kind of a Funny Story
AuthorNed Vizzini
Ambitious New York City teenager Craig Gilner is determined to succeed at life - which means getting into the right high school to get into the right job. But once Craig aces his way into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School, the pressure becomes unbearable. He stops eating and sleeping...
The Reckless Oath We Made
AuthorBryn Greenwood
Zee is nobody's fairy tale princess. Almost six-foot, with a redhead's temper and a shattered hip, she has a long list of worries: never-ending bills, her beautiful, gullible sister, her five-year-old nephew, her housebound mother, and her drug-dealing boss.

Zee may not be a princess, but...
El Deafo
AuthorCece Bell
Starting at a new school is scary, even more so with a giant hearing aid strapped to your chest! At her old school, everyone in Cece's class was deaf. Here she is different. She is sure the kids are staring at the Phonic Ear, the powerful aid that will help her hear her teacher. Too bad it also seems certain...
Failure to Communicate
AuthorKaia Sønderby
As one of the only remaining autistics in the universe, Xandri Corelel has faced a lot of hardship, and she's earned her place as the head of Xeno-Liaisons aboard the first contact ship Carpathia. But her skill at negotiating with alien species is about to be put to the ultimate test.

The Anmerilli,...
Uncanny Magazine Issue 24: Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction! Special Issue
AuthorLynne M. Thomas
"And With the Lamps We Are Multitudes of Light" by Likhain

"The Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Manifesto" by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry and Dominik Parisien

"The House on the Moon" by William Alexander
"Birthday Girl" by Rachel Swirsky
AuthorJeff Bauman
The New York Times bestselling memoir of the 27-year-old Boston Marathon bombing survivor.

When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries and missing his legs, the first thing he did was try to speak. When he realized...
Uncanny Magazine Issue 30: Disabled People Destroy Fantasy! Special Issue
AuthorLynne M. Thomas
The September/October 2019 Disabled People Destroy Fantasy special issue of Hugo Award-winning Uncanny Magazine.

Featuring new fiction by Sarah Gailey, Lane Waldman, Jei D. Marcade, Tochi Onyebuchi, Karlo Yeager Rodríguez, and Aysha U. Farah. Essays by Kari Maaren, Gwendolyn Paradice,...
AuthorEmma Newman
From the award-nominated author Emma Newman, comes a novel of how one secret withheld to protect humanity’s future might be its undoing…

Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s vision of a world far beyond Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to reveal the truth about our place...
The Princess Diarist
AuthorCarrie Fisher
The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie.

When Carrie Fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first...
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