You, Me, Us: Outstanding Books For and About Young People with Disabilities

Image credit: Nej!
Written and illustrated by Stina Wirsén
Stockholm, Sweden: Bonnier Carlsen, 2015

About the Exhibit

Our annual family-focused exhibit highlights “the best of the best” from The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Collection for Young People with Disabilities. This exhibit features books published around the world that are recognized for their exceptional content and design.

Large print and braille exhibition booklets, as well as tactile gallery floor plans are available for use in the gallery. Braille exhibit text is also on gallery walls.

Related Programming

Funny, You Don't Look Autistic

Drop in for an exciting evening with Michael McCreary, author of Funny, You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum (Annick Press). Michael uses his stand-up comedy to dispel misconceptions about Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Monday, December 16, 7 to 8 pm
Toronto Reference Library, Beeton Hall

Customized Visits and Storytimes

Book a visit focused on the needs of your group. To make a booking, email

Tactile Bookmaking

Work with your child to make a small tactile book to take home. For ages 6 to 8 plus a parent or caregiver.

To register, call 416-395-5630

Wednesday, December 4, 6 to 7 pm
North York Central Library, Room 101

Guided Tours

Please join a library staff member on a free guided tour. Meet inside the TD Gallery. Drop in. No registration required.

Tuesdays at 2 pm (except December 24 and December 31), and Mondays, December 23 and December 30 at 2pm.

Reading List

You, Me, Us – The Reading List
Books you can borrow from the library, recommended by the IBBY collection staff and suitable for children.

Described Audio Tour

El basal del rei Olaf
Written by Mar Pavón and illustrated by Maria Girón Sant Felui de Guíxols, Spain: Traumuntana Editorial, 2018.

Moa åker på lager
Written by Ann Gomér and illustrated by Cecilia Höglund Häljarp, Sweden: Landskrona vision AB, 2013.

Mríaa, Marai, María
Written by Clara M. Granara and illustrated by Ana Sanfelippo Buenos Aires, Argentina: Quipu, 2015.