These seventeen eye-opening essays, all written by disabled people, offer keen insight into the complex and rich disability experience, examining life’s ableism and inequality, its challenges and losses, and celebrating its wisdom, passion, and joy
Product Code: 8848
ISBN: 9780593381670
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Published Date: 10/26/2021
Pages: 160
Availability:In stock
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Price: $17.99

The seventeen eye-opening essays in Disability Visibility, all written by disabled people, offer keen insight into the complex and rich disability experience, examining life’s ableism and inequality, its challenges and losses, and celebrating its wisdom, passion, and joy.

The accounts in this collection ask readers to think about disabled people not as individuals who need to be “fixed,” but as members of a community with its own history, culture, and movements. They offer diverse perspectives that speak to past, present, and future generations. It is essential reading for all.

Ages 12+


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Disabled young people will be proud to see themselves reflected in this hopeful, compelling, and insightful essay collection, adapted for young adults from the critically acclaimed adult book, Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century that “sheds light on the experience of life as an individual with disabilities, as told by none other than authors with these life experiences.” - Chicago Tribune

“A wide-ranging collection presenting diverse and compelling voices. Ardently, intimately political instead of passively inspirational: will galvanize young activists.” - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This uplifting anthology . . . features writings from 17 disabled individuals on a variety of subjects: Being, Becoming, Doing, and Connecting. Readers will . . . gain a greater understanding of how varied and accomplished their lives are.” - Booklist, starred review

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