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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2012 Winner(s)

Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade

written by Melissa Sweet, published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

2012 Honor(s)

Black & White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene 'Bull' Connor

written by Larry Dane Brimner and published by Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press, Inc.

Drawing from Memory

written and illustrated by Allen Say and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

The Elephant Scientist

written by Caitlin O'Connell and Donna M. Jackson, photographs by Caitlin O'Connell and Timothy Rodwell and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

written and illustrated by Rosalyn Schanzer and published by the National Geographic Society