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.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

Award winning aurthor and illustrator receives a bronze medal. Honorees, if any, receive a plaque.  This award is given annually.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Please visit ALSC's Sibert Medal Terms, Criteria, Committee, and Submission page for information about eligibility and submission.

Applicant Responsibility

Award winner and honorees, if any, attend the ALSC Award Presentation Program during the ALA Annual Conference.  Only the award winning author and illustrator prepares and delivers an acceptance speech.

Application Instructions

Please visit ALSC's Sibert Medal Terms, Criteria, Committee, and Submission page for information about eligibility and submission.

Contact Information

If you need more information, feel free to contact the ALA Library Reference Desk by telephone: 800-545-2433, extension 2153; fax: 312-280-3255; e-mail: library@ala.org; or regular mail: ALA Library, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795.

Selection Criteria

Please visit ALSC's Sibert Medal Terms, Criteria, Committee, and Submission page for information about eligibility and submission.