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Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

FOr most distinguished informational book for children.

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Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal


Fry Bread : a Native American Family Story by Kevin Nobel Maillard, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal


  • All in a Drop : How Antony van Leeuwenhoek Discovered an Invisible World by Lori Alexander, illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger

  • This Promise of Change : One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality by Jo Ann Allen Boyce & Debbie Levy

  • Ordinary Hazards : a Memoir by Nikki Grimes

  • Hey, Water! written & illustrated by Antoinette Portis


Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann

  • How We Got to the Moon : the People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure written & illustrated by John Rocco

  • Exquisite : the Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks by Suzanne Slade, illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera

  • All Thirteen : the Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christina Soontornvat


The People's Painter : How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art by Cynthia Levinson, illustrated by Evan Turk

  • The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgetter Solved London's Poop Pollution Problem by Colleen Paeff, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

  • Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin

  • We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac

  • Summertime Sleepers: Animals That Estivate by Melissa Stewart, illustrated by Sara S. Brannen

  • Unspeakable: the Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper