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Children's Literature • Award Book Resources: Sibert Informational Book

Welcome! This guide features information about award books located the library's juvenile collection.

Sibert Medal • ALSC

"The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year" (ALSC, Sibert Medal, 2022).

Sibert Medal: Recent Winners

Sibert Award Books in the Library

Sibert Informational Book Medal

Robert F. Sibert Informational book award winners are part of Archer Library's collection. Explore Siebert Medal books in the juvenile collection by searching for "Sibert Award" in the library catalog. Award winners by year are featured below.

Sibert Awards

 Year  Title  Author  Call Number
2001 Sir Walter Raliegh Quest for El Dorado Aronson, Marc DA86.22.R2 A76 2000
2002 Black Potatoes Bartoletti, Susan Campbell DA950.7.B37 2001
2003 The Life and Death of Adolph Hitler Giblin, James Cross DD247.H5 249 2002
2004 An American Plague Murphy, Jim RA644.Y4 M875 2003
2005 The Voice that Changed a Nation Freedman, Russell ML3930.A5 F73 2004
2006 Secrets of a Civil War Submarine Walker, Sally M. E599.H4 W35 2005
2007 Team Moon Timmesh, Catherine TL789.8.U6 A5825 2006
2008 The Wall Sis, Peter NC975.5.S57 A2 2007
2009 We are the Ship Nelson, Kadir GV875.N35 N45 2008
2010 Almost Astronauts Stone, Tanya Lee TL789.85.A1 S79 2008
2011 Kakapo Rescue Montgomery, Sy QL696.P7 M79 2010
2012 Balloons Over Broadway Sweet, Melissa PN1982.S27 S84 2011
2013 Bomb Sheinkin, St4eve UG1282.A8 S235 2012
2014 Parrots Over Puerto Rico Roth, Susan QL696.P7 R68 2013
2015 The Right Word Bryant, Jen CT788.R534 B79 2014
2016 Funny Bones Tonatiuh, Duncan NE546.P6 T65 2015
2017 March, Book 3 Lewis, John & Aydin, A. E840.8 L43 A3 2016
2018 Twelve Days in May Brimner, Larry Dane E185.96 .B75 2017
2019 The Girl Who Drew Butterflies Sidman, Joyce QL31.M33 S53 2018
2020 Fry Bread Maillard, Kevin Noble PZ7.M34683 Fry 2019
2021 Honeybee Fleming, Candace QL568.A6 F533 2020
2022 The People's Painter Levinson, Cynthia ND237.S465 L48 2021