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Children's Literature

American Library Association Award

Robert F. Sibert Medal

The Robert F. Sibert Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the best informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. Robert F. Sibert was the longtime president of Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. of Jacksonville, Illinois. 

2017 Winner and Honor Books

For a complete list of previous winners and honor books (2001-2016), please visit the award page. Check Search It to see if we have a specific title.