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I am not a label / [written by] Cerrie Burnell ; [illustrated by] Lauren Mark Baldo.

Burnell, Cerrie, (author.). Baldo, Lauren Mark, (illustrator.).


This book brings together 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present. In this stylishly illustrated biography anthology, meet 30 artists, thinkers, athletes and activists with disabilities, from past and present. From Frida Kahlo to Stephen Hawking, find out how these iconic figures have overcome obstacles, owned their differences and paved the way for others by making their bodies and minds work for them. These short biographies tell the stories of people who have faced unique challenges which have not stopped them from becoming trailblazers, innovators, advocates and makers. Each person is a leading figure in their field, be it sport, science, maths, art, breakdance or the world of pop. Challenge your preconceptions of disability and mental health with the eye-opening stories of these remarkable people: Ludwig van Beethoven, Gustav Kirchoff, Henri Matisse, Eliza Suggs, Helen Keller, Frida Kahlo, John Nash, Stephen Hawking, Temple Grandin, Stevie Wonder, Nabil Shaban, Terry Fox, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Diaz Merced, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, Dr Victor Pineda, Farida Bedwei, Stella Young, Lady Gaga, Arunima Sinha, Naoki Higashida, Isabella Spingmuhl Tejada, Aaron Philip, Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Redouan Ait Chitt, Jonas Jacobsson, Trischa Zorn, and Ade Adepitan.

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  • ISBN: 9780711247444
  • ISBN: 9780711247451
  • ISBN: 0711247455
  • Physical Description: 59 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: London : Wide Eyed Editions, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject: People with disabilities > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Artists with disabilities > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities > Biography > Juvenile literature.
People with mental disabilities > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library J 305.9 BURNELL 113553 CHILDREN Checked out 06/18/2024

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