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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2019 Winner(s)

The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science

written by Joyce Sidman, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2019 Honor(s)

Camp Panda: Helping Cubs Return to the Wild

written by Catherine Thimmesh and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America

written by Gail Jarrow and published by Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights

The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees

written and illustrated by Don Brown and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

written by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac and published by Charlesbridge

When Angels Sing: The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana

written Michael Mahin, illustrated by Jose Ramirez and published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division