Characters With Disabilities Scarce In Top Children's Books - Disability Scoop

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Disabilities Under-Represented?

Kids with disabilities remain woefully underrepresented in the most acclaimed children's literature, a new study finds. In an analysis of 131 winners of the Newbery Medal and Honor -- considered the top prizes for children's books -- researchers found that just 31 included a main or supporting character with a disability between 1975 and 2009...

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