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 Children's Nonfiction Book
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Honeybee
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House Children's Nonfiction Book
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 Children's Nonfiction Book
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Nonfiction Book
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press Easy Picture Book
Hey, Water! Book - 2019 Holiday House Easy Nonfiction Book
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights Teen Nonfiction Book
This Promise of Change
One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Book - 2019 Bloomsbury Children's Books Children's Nonfiction Book
Camp Panda
Helping Cubs Return to the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Nonfiction Book
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 Children's Nonfiction Book
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Unwanted
Stories of the Syrian Refugees
Graphic Novel - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teen Graphic Novel
We Are Grateful
Otsaliheliga
Book - 2018 Charlesbridge Children's Nonfiction Book
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers Easy Nonfiction Book
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017 Readers to Eaters Books Easy Nonfiction Book
Grand Canyon Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Not So Different
What You Really Want to Ask About Having A Disability
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Sea Otter Heroes
The Predators That Saved An Ecosystem
Book - 2017 Millbrook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Twelve Days in May
Freedom Ride 1961
Book - 2017 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights Children's Nonfiction Book
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
March
Book Three
Graphic Novel - 2016 Top Shelf Productions Adult Graphic Novel
Sachiko
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Uprooted
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf Children's Nonfiction Book
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Nonfiction Book
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
eBook - 2015 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Teen Nonfiction eBook
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Book - 2015 Farrar Straus Giroux Children's Nonfiction Book
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 Children's Nonfiction Book
Voice of Freedom
Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2015 Candlewick Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2016 Puffin Books Children's Nonfiction Book
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Neighborhood Sharks
Hunting With the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands
Book - 2014 David Macaulay StudioRoaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers Easy Nonfiction Book
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia
Book - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books Children's Nonfiction Book
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Easy Nonfiction Book
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers Easy Nonfiction Book
Look Up!
Bird-watching in your Own Backyard
Book - 2013 Candlewick Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Parrots Over Puerto Rico Book - 2013 Lee & Low Books Inc Children's Nonfiction Book
The Mad Potter
George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
Book - 2013 Roaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Bomb
The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Roaring Brook Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Electric Ben
The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
Book - 2012 Penguin Group Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Moonbird
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux Children's Nonfiction Book
Titanic
Voices From the Disaster
Book - 2012 Scholastic Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Balloons Over Broadway
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Easy Nonfiction Book
Black & White
The Confrontation of Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor
Book - 2011 Calkins Creek Children's Nonfiction Book
Drawing From Memory Book - 2011 Scholastic Press Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Elephant Scientist Book - 2011 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Children's Nonfiction Book
Witches!
The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
Book - 2011 National Geographic Society Children's Nonfiction Book
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