Every Body: A Celebration of Diverse Abilities (Hardcover)

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Join this photographic celebration of differing physical and neurological abilities from a National Geographic photographer.

We have different ways to move around.

Celebrating children of different abilities, this photographic book presents large, clear images of children moving around their community, using scooters, wheelchairs, walkers, and more. The text presents their experiences navigating the world, from the park to the beach, in simple relatable language.  Every Body celebrates children with varying abilities, covering neurological differences, physical differences, and health challenges.

The book includes contributions from internationally-known disabilities activist Judith Heumann whose work is profiled in the oscar-nominated Netflix documentary Crip Camp.

Shelley Rotner, a National Geographic photographer and prolific children's author, applies her trained eye for crisp details in this latest book for young readers. 


About the Author

Shelley Rotner is the author and photo-illustrator of more than thirty books, including the Hello Seasons! series and Families. Her collaborations with Sheila M. Kelly include Shades of People, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and her solo work includes Colors, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Rotner's photography has appeared in Time, National Geographic, Food and Wine, and many other publications. She lives in Northampton, MA.

Praise For…

"The pages crucially feature kids describing their own experiences. . . ."—Publishers Weekly

"From the moment readers open this book, they are treated to an album of beautiful, joyous children. . . . The message . . . has been expressed before, but rarely through such memorable images."The Horn Book

"An upbeat, welcome introduction to disability."—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780823451913
ISBN-10: 0823451917
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: March 21st, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English