ENGL 355 - Literature for Children

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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. 

2014 Winner and Honor Books

Award winner - Parrots over Puerto Rico

Written by Cindy Trumbore and illustrated by Susan L. Roth

Bright blue and bright green parrots flying over Puerto Rico

Award honor book - Locomotive

Written and illustrated by Brian Floca

Old fashioned train with a large plume of smoke going out the top of it

Award honor book - Look-Up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard

Written and illustrated by Annette LeBlanc Cate

Girl walking outside with lots of birds around her. Several birds have talk bubbles that indicate what they're saying.

Award honor book - The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius

Written by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan

Black and white image of George Ohr, his large mustache blowing to the side

Award honor book - A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Written by Jen Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Sweet

 Large, colored title letters. Small man in the corner pretending to paint those letters.