Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

Awarded annually in the U.S. to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English.

89 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
All Thirteen
The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J 796.52 Soontornvat
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers J Bio BROOKS
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2019 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House J 595.79 Fleming
How We Got to the Moon
An Illustrated Guide to One of the Most Challenging, Dangerous and Astounding Achievements in Human History
Book - 2020 Crown Books for Young Readers J 629.45 Rocco
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J Bio LEEUWENHOEK
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press E Maillard
Hey, Water! Book - 2019 Holiday House E Portis
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights Teen Bio GRIMES, N
This Promise of Change
One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Book - 2019 Bloomsbury Children's Books J Bio BOYCE
Camp Panda
Helping Cubs Return to the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 599.7 Thimmesh
How A Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Book - 2018 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights J 791.44 Jarrow
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J Bio MERIAN
The Unwanted
Stories of the Syrian Refugees
Graphic Novel - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Graphic Novel Brown
We Are Grateful
Book - 2018 Charlesbridge J 970.004 CHEROKEE
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J Bio SANTANA
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017 Readers to Eaters Books J 921 CHOI
Grand Canyon Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 557.9 Chin
Not So Different
What You Really Want to Ask About Having A Disability
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 362.4 Burcaw
Sea Otter Heroes
The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Book - 2017 Millbrook Press J 599.769 Newman
Twelve Days in May
Freedom Ride 1961
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights YA 323.092 Brimner 2017
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press E Fleming
Book Three
Graphic Novel - 2016 Top Shelf Productions Graphic Novel Lewis
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books J BIO Yasui
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf Teen 940.53 Marrin
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt YA 943.08 Freedman
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Graphic Novel - 2015 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teen Graphic Novel Brown
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers J Bio POSADA
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Book - 2015 Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers Teen 940.53 Hoose
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March
Book - 2015 Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC Teen 323.119 Lowery
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2015 Candlewick Press J B Hamer, F by Weatherford
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2014 Nancy Paulsen Books J Bio WOODSON
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books J B BAKER
Neighborhood Sharks
Hunting With the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands
Book - 2014 David Macaulay Studio, Roaring Brook Press J 597.3 Roy
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers J 379.2 Tonatiuh
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Book - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books Teen 947.08 Fleming
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers J Bio ROGET
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf J Bio PIPPIN
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 385 Floca
Look Up!
Bird-watching in your Own Backyard
Book - 2013 Candlewick Press J 598.072 Cate
Parrots Over Puerto Rico Book - 2013 Lee & Low Books Inc J 598.71 Roth
The Mad Potter
George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
Book - 2013 Roaring Brook Press J Bio OHR
The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Roaring Brook Press J 623.4 Sheinkin
Electric Ben
The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Book - 2012 Dial Books for Young ReadersPenguin Group J Bio FRANKLIN
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux J 598 Hoose
Voices From the Disaster
Book - 2012 Scholastic Press J 910.916 Hopkinson
Balloons Over Broadway
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children J B Sarg, T by Sweet
Black & White
The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Book - 2011 Calkins Creek J 976.106 Brimner
Drawing From Memory Graphic Novel - 2011 Scholastic Press Teen Bio SAY, A
The Elephant Scientist Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children J 599.67 O'Connell
The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
Book - 2011 National Geographic Society J 133.4 Schanzer
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