Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

Awarded annually in the U.S. to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English.

95 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Fallout
Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown
Book - 2021 Roaring Brook Press J 972.91064 SHE
Summertime Sleepers
Animals That Estivate
Book - 2021 Charlesbridge J 571.786 STE
The Great Stink
How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem
Book - 2021 Margaret K. McElderry Books J 628.2092 PAE
The People's Painter
How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice With Art
Book - 2021 Abrams Books for Young Readers J 759.13 LEV
Unspeakable
The Tulsa Race Massacre
Book - 2021 Carolrhoda Books J 976.68600496 WEA
We Are Still Here!
Native American Truths Everyone Should Know
Book - 2021 Charlesbridge J 973.0497 SOR
All Thirteen
The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J 796.52509593 SOO
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
eBook - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers
Honeybee Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books J 595.799 FLE
How We Got to the Moon
The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
Book - 2020 Crown Books for Young Readers J 629.454 ROC
All in A Drop
How Antony Van Leeuwenhoek Discovered An Invisible World
Book - 2019 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 579.092 ALE
Fry Bread
A Native American Family Story
Book - 2019 Roaring Brook Press E MAI
Hey, Water! Book - 2020 Holiday House J 553.7 POR
Ordinary Hazards
A Memoir
Book - 2019 WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 811.54 GRI
This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality Book
Camp Panda
Helping Cubs Return to the Wild
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 599.789 THI
Spooked!
How A Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Book - 2018 Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights J 791.4472 JAR
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies
How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt J 595.7092 SID
The Unwanted
The Story of the Syrian Refugees
Book - 2018 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt GN BRO
We Are Grateful
Otsaliheliga
Book - 2018 Charlesbridge J 975.004 SOR
When Angels Sing
The Story of Rock Legend Carlos Santana
Book - 2018 Atheneum Books for Young Readers J 787.87164092 MAH
Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix Book - 2017/04 Raincoast Books J 641.5092 MAR
Grand Canyon Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 557.9132 CHI
Not So Different
What You Really Want to Ask About Having A Disability
Book - 2017 Roaring Brook Press J 362.43092 BUR
Sea Otter Heroes Book
Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961 Book
Giant Squid Book - 2016 Roaring Brook Press J 594.58 FLE
March
Book Three
Book - 2016 Top Shelf Productions GN LEW
Sachiko
A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story
Book - 2016 Carolrhoda Books YP 940.54252244092 STE
Uprooted
The Japanese American Experience During World War II
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf YP 940.53170973 MAR
We Will Not Be Silent
The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
Book - 2016 Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt YP 943.0860922 FRE
Drowned City
Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
eBook - 2015 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Funny Bones
Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras
Book - 2015 Abrams J 769.92 TON
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler
Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
eBook - 2015 Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom Book
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer Book
Brown Girl Dreaming Book - 2014 Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) J 821 WOO
Josephine
The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker
Book - 2014 Chronicle Books J 792.802 POW
Neighborhood Sharks
Hunting With the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands
Book - 2014 David Macaulay Studio, Roaring Brook Press J 597.3 ROY
Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
eBook - 2014 Abrams Books for Young Readers
The Family Romanov
Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
eBook - 2014 Schwartz & Wade Books
The Right Word
Roget and His Thesaurus
Book - 2014 Eerdmans Books for Young Readers J 409.2 BRY
A Splash of Red
The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf J 759.13 BRY
Locomotive Book - 2013 Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing J 385.0973 FLO
Look Up!
Bird-watching in your Own Backyard
Book - 2013 Candlewick Press J 598.072 CAT
Parrots Over Puerto Rico Book - 2013 Lee & Low Books Inc J 598.71 ROT
The Mad Potter
George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
Book - 2013 Roaring Brook Press J 738.092 GRE
Bomb
The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Book - 2012 Flash Point J 623.4 SHE
Electric Ben Book
Moonbird
A Year on the Wind With the Great Survivor B95
Book - 2012 Farrar Straus Giroux J 598.072 HOO
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