Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

About the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
The Sibert Award honors the most distinguished informational book published in English in the preceding year for its significant contribution to children’s literature.

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NameTitleYear
Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard2014 - Honor
Locomotive2014 - Honor
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius2014 - Honor
Parrots over Puerto Rico2014 - Winner
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin2014 - Honor
Titanic: Voices from the DisasterTitanic: Voices from the Disaster2013 - Honor
Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous WeaponBomb: The Race to Build2013 - Winner
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin FranklinElectric Ben2013 - Honor
Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95Moonbird2013 - Honor
Say, AllenDrawing from Memory2012 - Honor
O'Connell, CaitlinThe Elephant Scientist2012 - Honor
Brimner, Larry DaneBlack & White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene 'Bull' Connor2012 - Honor
Schanzer, RosalynWitches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem2012 - Honor
Jackson, Donna M.The Elephant Scientist2012 - Honor
Sweet, MelissaBalloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade2012 - Winner
Rodwell, TimothyThe Elephant Scientist2012 - Honor
O'Connell, CaitlinThe Elephant Scientist2012 - Honor
Montgomery, SyKakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot2011 - Winner
Freedman, RussellLafayette and the American Revolution2011 - Honor
Bishop, NicKakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot2011 - Winner
Jordan, SandraBallet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring2011 - Honor
Greenberg, JanBallet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring2011 - Honor
Floca, BrianBallet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring2011 - Honor
Stone, Tanya LeeAlmost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream2010 - Winner
Persiani, TonyThe Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors2010 - Honor
Hoose, PhillipClaudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice2010 - Honor
Floca, BrianMoonshot: The Flight of Apollo 112010 - Honor
Barton, ChrisThe Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors2010 - Honor
Nelson, KadirWe Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball 2009 - Winner
Fotheringham, EdwinWhat to Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Fathe2009 - Honor
Deem, James M.Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past2009 - Honor
Kerley, BarbaraWhat to Do About Alice?: How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Fathe2009 - Honor
Bishop, NicNic Bishop Spiders2008 - Honor
Floca, BrianLightship 2008 - Honor
Sis, PeterThe Wall: Growing Up behind the Iron Curtain2008 - Winner
Thimmesh, CatherineTeam Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon2007 - Winner
Montgomery, SyQuest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea2007 - Honor
Bausum, AnnFreedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement2007 - Honor
Siegel, Siena ChersonTo Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel2007 - Honor
Siegel, MarkTo Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel2007 - Honor
Bishop, NicQuest for the Tree Kangaroo: An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea2007 - Honor
Walker, Sally M.Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley2006 - Winner
Bartoletti, Susan CampbellHitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow2006 - Honor
Huckaby, Anna SixkillerSequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing2005 - Honor
Freedman, RussellThe Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights2005 - Winner
Montgomery, SyThe Tarantula Scientist2005 - Honor
Selznick, BrianWalt Whitman: Words for America2005 - Honor
Rumford, JamesSequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing2005 - Honor
Kerley, BarbaraWalt Whitman: Words for America2005 - Honor
Bishop, NicThe Tarantula Scientist2005 - Honor
Cobb, VickiI Face the Wind2004 - Honor
Murphy, JimAn American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 17932004 - Winner
Gorton, JuliaI Face the Wind2004 - Honor
Jordan, SandraAction Jackson 2003 - Honor
Blumenthal, KarenSix Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 19292003 - Honor
Giblin, James CrossThe Life and Death of Adolf Hitler 2003 - Winner
Gantos, JackHole in My Life 2003 - Honor
Parker, Robert AndrewAction Jackson 2003 - Honor
Selznick, BrianWhen Marian Sang2003 - Honor
Greenberg, JanAction Jackson 2003 - Honor
Ryan, Pam MunozWhen Marian Sang2003 - Honor
Greenberg, JanVincent van Gogh 2002 - Honor
Curlee, LynnBrooklyn Bridge 2002 - Honor
Jordan, SandraVincent van Gogh 2002 - Honor
Warren, AndreaSurviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps 2002 - Honor
Bartoletti, Susan CampbellBlack Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-18502002 - Winner
Aronson, MarcSir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado 2001 - Winner
Petricic, DusanThe Longitude Prize 2001 - Honor
Webb, SophieMy Season with Penguins: An Antarctic Journal 2001 - Honor
Murphy, JimBlizzard! The Storm That Changed America2001 - Honor
Dash, JoanThe Longitude Prize 2001 - Honor
Winick, JuddPedro and Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned2001 - Honor