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Children's Literature: Award Book Resources: Sibert Medal

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

Sibert Award Books in the Library

Robert F. Sibert award winners are part of the juvenile circulating collection located on the second floor of Ashland University Library. These titles are part of the regular collection and shelved using Library of Congress call number classification. 

Looking at the library catalog? A Sibert Medal Award winner note has been added to each winning title in the library catalog. Learn more about the Robert F. Sibert Medal using the links below.

Siebert Awards

 Year  Title  Author  Call Number
2001 Sir Walter Raliegh & the Quest for El Dorado Aronson, Marc DA86.22.R2 A76 2000
2002 Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine 1845-1850 Bartoletti, Susan Campbbell 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: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon Timmesh, Catherine TL789.8.U6 A5825 2006
2008 The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain Sis, Peter NC975.5.S57 A2 2007
2009 We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Nelson, Kadir GV875.N35 N45 2008
2010 Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream 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: The Race to Build & Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Sheinkin, St4eve UG1282.A8 S235 2012
2014 Parrots Over Puerto Rico Roth, Susan QL696.P7 R68 2013
2015 The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Bryant, Jen CT788.R534 B79 2014
2016 Funny Bones Tonatiuh, Duncan NE546.P6 T65 2015
2017 March, Book 3 Lewis, John and
Aydin, Andrew
E840.8 L43 A3 2016
2018 Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Brimner, Larry Dane E185.96 .B75 2017
2019 The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science Sidman, Joyce QL31.M33 S53 2018
2020 Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story Maillard, Kevin Noble PZ7.M34683 Fry 2019


Sibert Medal

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

From The Sibert Medal Page:

"The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, established by the Association for Library Service to Children in 2001 with support from Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc., 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."

Sibert Medal: Recent Winners