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 796.525 SOONTOR
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers J BIO BROOKS SLADE
Honeybee
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House J 595.799 FLEMING
How We Got to the Moon
The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
Book - 2020 Crown Books for Young Readers J 629.454 ROCCO
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J BIO LEEUWEN ALEXAND
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press E MAILLAR
Hey, Water! Book - 2019 Holiday House E 553.7 PORTIS
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights TEEN 811.5409 GRIMES
This Promise of Change
One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Book - 2019 Bloomsbury Children's Books J BIO BOYCE BOYCE
Camp Panda
Helping Cubs Return to the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 599.789 THIMMES
Spooked!
How A Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Book - 2018 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights TEEN 070.43 JARROW
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J BIO MERIAN SIDMAN
The Unwanted
Stories of the Syrian Refugees
Graphic Novel - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt TEEN 956.9104 BROWN
We Are Grateful
Otsaliheliga
Book - 2018 Charlesbridge E 975.0049 SORELL
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J BIO SANTANA MAHIN
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017 Readers to Eaters Books J 641.5092 MARTIN
Grand Canyon Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 557.9132 CHIN
Not So Different
What You Really Want to Ask About Having A Disability
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 362.4309 BURCAW
Sea Otter Heroes
The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Book - 2017 Millbrook Press J 599.7695 NEWMAN
Twelve Days in May
Freedom Ride 1961
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights J 323.092 BRIMNER
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press E 594.58 FLEMING
March
Book Three
Graphic Novel - 2016 Top Shelf Productions 328.7309 LEWIS
Sachiko
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books TEEN 940.5425 STELSON
Uprooted
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf TEEN 940.5317 MARRIN
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 943.086 FREEDMA
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Book - 2015 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt TEEN 363.3492 BROWN
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers J BIO POSADA TONATIU
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Book - 2015 Farrar Straus Giroux TEEN 940.5348 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 323.1196 LOWERY
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2015 Candlewick Press J BIO HAMER WEATHER
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2014 Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) J 811.54 WOODSON
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books J BIO BAKER POWELL
Neighborhood Sharks
Hunting With the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands
Book - 2014 David Macaulay Studio, Roaring Brook Press J 597.33 ROY
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers J 379.263 TONATIU
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Book - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books TEEN 947.083 FLEMING
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers J BIO ROGET BRYANT
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf J BIO PIPPIN BRYANT
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 385.0973 FLOCA
Look Up!
Bird-watching in your Own Backyard
Book - 2013 Candlewick Press J 598.0723 CATE
Parrots Over Puerto Rico Book - 2013 Lee & Low Books Inc. J 598.71 ROTH
The Mad Potter Book
Bomb
The Race to Build-- and Steal-- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Roaring Brook Press J 623.4511 SHEINKI
Electric Ben
The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Book - 2012 Dial Books for Young Readers J BIO FRANKLI BYRD
Moonbird
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux J 598.0723 HOOSE
Titanic
Voices From the Disaster
Book - 2012 Scholastic Press TEEN 910.9163 HOPKINS
Balloons Over Broadway
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children E 791.5309 SWEET
Black & White
The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Book - 2011 Calkins Creek TEEN 323.1196 BRIMNER
Drawing From Memory Book - 2011 Scholastic Press J BIO SAY SAY
The Elephant Scientist Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children J 599.674 OCONNEL
Witches!
The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
Book - 2011 National Geographic J 133.4309 SCHANZE
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