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 YA796.525 SOO
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers EB BRO
Honeybee
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House E595.799 FLE
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 J629.454 ROC
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt JB LEE
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press E MAI
Hey, Water! Book - 2018 Neal Porter Books, Holiday House E553.7 POR
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights YA B GRI
This Promise of Change
One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Book - 2019 Bloomsbury Children's Books JB BOY
Camp Panda
Helping Cubs Return to the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt E599.789 THI
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 J791.4472 JAR
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt JB MER
The Unwanted
Stories of the Syrian Refugees
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt YA956.9104 BRO
We Are Grateful
Otsaliheliga
Book - 2018 Charlesbridge E975.0049 SOR
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers EB SAN
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017 Readers to Eaters JB CHO
Grand Canyon Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press E557.9132 CHI
Not So Different
What You Really Want to Ask About Having A Disability
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press EB BUR
Sea Otter Heroes
The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Book - 2017 Millbrook Press J599.7695 NEW
Twelve Days in May
Freedom Ride 1961
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights J323.092 BRI
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press E594.58 FLE
March
Book Three
Paperback - 2016 Top Shelf Productions GN MAR BOOK 3
Sachiko
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books YA940.5425 STE
Uprooted
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf YA940.5317 MAR
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J943.086 FRE
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Book - 2015 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt YA363.3492 BRO
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers EB POS
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Book - 2015 Farrar Straus Giroux J940.5348 HOO
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 YA323.1196 LOW
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2015 Candlewick Press JB HAM
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2014 Nancy Paulsen Books J811.54 WOO
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books JB BAK
Neighborhood Sharks
Hunting With the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands
Book - 2014 David Macaulay Studio, Roaring Brook Press E597.33 ROY
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers E379.263 TON
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Book - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books YA947.083 FLE
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers EB ROG
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf EB PIP
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers E385.0973 FLO
Look Up!
Bird-watching in your Own Backyard
Book - 2013 Candlewick Press J598.0723 CAT
Parrots Over Puerto Rico Book - 2013 Lee & Low Books Inc. E598.71 ROT
The Mad Potter Book
Bomb
The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Roaring Brook Press YA623.4511 SHE
Electric Ben
The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Book - 2012 Dial Books for Young ReadersPenguin Group E973.3092 BYR
Moonbird
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux J598.0723 HOO
Titanic
Voices From the Disaster
Book - 2012 Scholastic Press J910.9163 HOP
Balloons Over Broadway
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children E791.5309 SWE
Black & White
The Confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Book - 2011 Calkins Creek YA323.1196 BRI
Drawing From Memory Book - 2011 Scholastic Press JB SAY
The Elephant Scientist Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children J599.674 OCO
Witches
The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
eBook - 2011
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