Disabled Literature

Paws and Prose: Writer’s Responsibility

This isn’t a book review as such. In truth, it’s an essay I wrote for coursework. On the other hand, there are aspects of it that read like a book […]

Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nusbaum (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Good Kings, Bad KingsAuthor: Susan NussbaumSeries Name: PLEASE NOGenre: Disabled Lit, YA, Dystopian?Published: November 2013 Publisher: Algonquin Books Star Rating: ★ Welcome to Berg’s Bookclub. I’ve been meaning to write a book review for Good Kings, Bad Kings by […]

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: What Katy DidAuthor: Susan CoolidgeSeries Name: What Katy DidBook No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s LitPublished: 1872Publisher: Penguin ClassicsStar Rating: ★★ Introduction What Katy did was Written by Sudan Coolidge in 1872. It is about a little girl, Katy Carr. She […]

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Pig Heart BoyAuthor:  Malorie BlackmanGenre: Children’s Lit, RealismPublished: June 1998Publisher: Young CorgiStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I finally managed to read something! A sign that teaching has finished and my coursework are slowly coming to […]

Amy & Matthew by Cammie McGovern| Berg’s Book Club

Welcome to Berg’s Book Club where I will be reviewing the Teen and Young Adult novel, Amy and Matthew (or Say What You Will) by Cammie McGovern. This book is a romance story about disabled protagonists but quiet unlike any that I have read before, including Me before you. It is a light-hearted story full of twists and turns, characters who are not only disabled but also human and full of personality, and the struggles of that weird teenage/adult stage of life.

Heidi by Johanna Spyri (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: HeidiAuthor: Johanna SpyriBook Series: HeidiSeries No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s Fiction, Disabled LitFirst Published: 1881Publisher: KingfisherStar Rating: ★★★ Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you can get all your book review needs. This week, […]

Katy by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: KatyBook Author: Jaqueline WilsonGenre: Realism, Childrens’ Lit, Disabled Lit,First Published: August 2015Publisher: PuffinStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today, I will be reviewing the book, Katy by Jacqueline Wilson. A Victorian […]

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