(Robert F.) Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee - 2021

Charge

To select from the books published in the preceding year within the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the award, the most distinguished American informational book for children.

Roster

Brandy Sanchez (Chair, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ingha Chopra (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Maria Cotto (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Andrea Vaughn Johnson (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Angelique Kopa (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Heather Novotny (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Cheryl Perez Shrake (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Emily McKnight Townsend (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Erin M. Wen (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jordan Dubin (Staff Liaison, October 21, 2019, to June 30, 2022)

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Composition

The Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee consists of nine members: one chair and three members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, and five members elected by the ALSC membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 8)

The 2021 Sibert Award Committee is reviewing books published in 2020 for the 2021 awards.

The 2021 award winners will be announced in January 2021.

Origin

Established in 2000 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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