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.

95 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown
Book - 2021 Roaring Brook Press J 972.9106 Shei
Summertime Sleepers
Animals That Estivate
Book - 2021 Charlesbridge J 571.786 Stew
The Great Stink
How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem
Book - 2021 Margaret K. McElderry Books J 628.2092 Paef
The People's Painter
How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice With Art
Book - 2021 Abrams Books for Young Readers JB Shahn
The Tulsa Race Massacre
Book - 2021 Carolrhoda Books J 976.686 Weat
We Are Still Here!
Native American Truths Everyone Should Know
Book - 2021 Charlesbridge J 973.0497 Sore
All Thirteen
The Incredible Cave Resuce of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J 796.525 Soon
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers JB Brooks
Honeybee Book - 2019 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House J 595.799 Flem
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 Rocc
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt JB Leeuwenhoek
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press PIC Maillard
Hey, Water! Book - 2018 Neal Porter Books, Holiday House PIC Portis
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights YB Grimes
This Promise of Change
One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Book - 2019 Bloomsbury Children's Books JB Boyce
Camp Panda
Training Cubs to Survive in the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 599.789 Thim
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 Jarr
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt JB Merian
The Unwanted
The Story of the Syrian Refugees
Graphic Novel - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt YGN Brow
We are grateful
Book - 2018 Cherokee Charlesbridge PIC Sorell
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers JB Santana
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017 Readers to Eaters JB Choi
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 JB Burcaw
Sea Otter Heroes
The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Book - 2017 Millbrook Press J 599.7695 Newm
Twelve Days in May
Freedom Ride 1961
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek Books Y 323.092 Brim
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press J 594.58 Flem
Book 3
Graphic Novel - 2016 Top Shelf Productions GN 328.7309 Lewi v.3
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books YB Yasui
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf Y 940.5317 Marr
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books Y 943.086 Free
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
eBook - 2015 eBook
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers JB Posada
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Book - 2015 Farrar Straus Giroux Y 940.5348 Hoos
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March
Book - 2015 Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC Y 323.1196 Lowe
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2015 Candlewick Press JB Hamer
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2014 Nancy Paulsen Books JB Woodson
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books JB Baker
Neighborhood Sharks 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 379.263 Tona
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Book - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books Y 920 Flem
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers JB Roget
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf JB Pippin
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 385.0973 Floc
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 598.7097 Roth
The Mad Potter
George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
Book - 2013 Roaring Brook Press JB Ohr
The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Roaring Brook Press J 623.4511 Shei
Electric Ben
The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Book - 2012 Penguin Group JB Franklin
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux J 598.0723 Hoos
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