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  Books & Reading  |  Award Books  |  Robert F Sibert Medal

Books and Reading

Award Books
Randolph Caldecott Medal
Coretta Scott King Book Award
John Newbery Medal
Pura Belpré Medal
Robert F. Sibert Medal
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Texas Bluebonnet Award
 
Robert F. Sibert Medal Robert F. Sibert Medal

Awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished informational book published during the preceding year.

For more information on the Robert F. Sibert Medal, visit the American Library Association site. 
2014 Medal Winner

Parrots over Puerto Rico

Parrots over Puerto Rico

written by Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore
illustrated by Susan L. Roth
2014 Honor Books

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

written by Jen Bryant
illustrated by Melissa Sweet
   

Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

Look Up! Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard

written and illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate
   

Locomotive

Locomotive

written and illustrated by Brian Floca
   

The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius

The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius

written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan

   

P A S T    W I N N E R S

Year Title Author
2014 Parrots over Puerto Rico Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore
2013 Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon  Steve Sheinkin
2012 Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade  Melissa Sweet
2011 Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot Sy Montgomery
2010 Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream Tanya Lee Stone
2009 We Are the Ship Kadir Nelson
2008 The Wall:  Growing Up Behind the Iron curtain Peter Sis
2007 Team Moon: How 4000,000 people Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon Catherine Thimmesh
2006 Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley Sally M. Walker

2005
The Voice that Challenged a Nation:  Marion Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights Russell Freedman

2004
An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 Jim Murphy

2003
The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler James Cross Giblin

2002
Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 Susan Campbell Bartoletti

2001
Sir Walter Raleigh and the Quest for El Dorado Marc Aronson