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First presented in 2001, the Sibert Medal goes to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English during the preceding year. The award is named after Robert F. Sibert of Bound to Stay Bound Books.
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The Sibert Medal is administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) a division of the American Library Association (ALA). 

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2016 Sibert Winner and Honor Books

On January 11, 2016, the Sibert Award Committee named one Medal Winner and four Honor Books   A complete listing of all Sibert Medal Winners and Honor Books can be found at the Sibert Medal Website.

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Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras - Duncan Tonatiuh
Call Number: Juvenile Biography Posada
2016 Sibert Medal
2016 Belpré Illustrator Honor

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Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans - Don Brown
Call Number: Juvenile 363.34 Brown
2016 Sibert Honor

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The Boys Who Challenged Hitler - Phillip Hoose
Call Number: Juvenile 920 Hoose
2016 Sibert Honor

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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement - Carole Boston Weatherford; Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
Call Number: Juvenile Biography Hamer
2016 Sibert Honor
2016 Caldecott Honor
2016 John Steptoe New Talent Award (Illustrator)


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