Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. The award is named in honor of Robert F. Sibert, the long-time President of Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. of Jacksonville, Illinois. ALSC administers the award. 2021 Medal Winner Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera, written by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann, and published by Neal Porter Books/Holiday House Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera is an informational book about the life cycle of the assiduous honeybee. “Fleming’s narrative is both scientifically accurate and emotionally satisfying,” said Sibert Medal Committee Chair Brandy Sanchez. 2021 Honor Books This ambitious book chronicles one of the most exciting and miraculous accomplishments in American history—the 1969 lunar landing.
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