Let’s Acknowledge Disability Pride Month!

By Viviana Morales | July 20 2023 | AdultChildren'sGeneral

July is the national month for Disability Pride Month. Disability Pride Month acknowledges and celebrates the ADA Act, passed in 1990 to prohibit discrimination based on disabilities. This month we want to highlight and honor those with disabilities by uplifting their work.

Look at these fantastic titles below,  made for and supporting those with disabilities!

 

Adult Readers

Demystifying Disability
9781984858979
An approachable guide to being a thoughtful, informed ally to disabled people, with actionable steps for what to say and do (and what not to do) and how you can help make the world a more accessible, inclusive place.
$16.00 US
Sep 07, 2021
Paperback
176 Pages
Ten Speed Press
World

Being Heumann
9780807002803
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for NonfictionOne of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human.
$16.99 US
Feb 23, 2021
Paperback
232 Pages
Beacon Press
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Disability Pride
9780807013335
A revealing portrait of the diverse disability community as it is today, and how disability attitudes, activism, and representation have evolved since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
$21.95 US
Nov 14, 2023
Paperback
272 Pages
Beacon Press
World

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
9780143136996
The multimillion-copy bestselling modern classic of autobiographical fiction about a young woman’s struggle with mental health, featuring a new foreword by Esmé Weijun Wang, the New York Times bestselling author of The Collected Schizophrenias, and a new afterword by the authorA Penguin Classic
$17.00 US
May 03, 2022
Paperback
304 Pages
Penguin Classics
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Younger Readers

Give Me a Sign
9780593533796
Jenny Han meets CODA in this big-hearted YA debut about first love and Deaf pride at a summer camp.
$18.99 US
Jul 11, 2023
Hardcover
320 Pages
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
World

Rolling Warrior
9780807003596
As featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp, and for readers of I Am Malala, one of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her story of fighting to belong. 
$15.95 US
Jun 15, 2021
Paperback
216 Pages
Beacon Press
World