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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. This year, we have 20 candidates we think are the best of the best for the 2022 publication year.

Scroll down to see our list of Mock Sibert titles!


Participation and Voting Information

Our voting will take place in January, prior to the Sibert Award announcement at the American Library Association's Youth Media Awards on January 30, 2023. To participate in voting, we require the complete mock set or partial set (12+ books) be purchased from Anderson’s. Special discounts apply.  Contact Lorie Barber, lorie.barber@andersonsbookshop.com, for more info!

To place your Mock Sibert order, you can create your order by adding your titles to your cart, then contact:

Naperville
Anne Waite
a.waite@andersonsbookshop.com 
(630) 355-2665

Downers Grove 
Kathleen March
kathleen.march@andersonsbookshop.com
(630) 963-2665

 

Unlawful Orders: A Portrait of Dr. James B. Williams, Tuskegee Airman, Surgeon, and Activist (Scholastic Focus) By Barbara Binns Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338754261
Availability: In Stock
Published: Scholastic Focus - October 18th, 2022

Hardcourt: Stories from 75 Years of the National Basketball Association By Fred Bowen, James E. Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Fred Bowen, James E. Ransome (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534460430
Availability: In Stock
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - January 18th, 2022

I Am Ruby Bridges By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruby Bridges, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338753882
Availability: In Stock
Published: Orchard Books - September 6th, 2022

The Universe in You: A Microscopic Journey By Jason Chin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823450701
Availability: In Stock
Published: Neal Porter Books - December 13th, 2022

Building By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063136557
Availability: In Stock
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 21st, 2022

Close-Up on War: The Story of Pioneering Photojournalist Catherine Leroy in Vietnam By Mary Cronk Farrell, Nick Ut (Preface by), Peter Arnett (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Mary Cronk Farrell, Nick Ut (Preface by), Peter Arnett (Foreword by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419746611
Availability: In Stock
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 22nd, 2022

Murder Among Friends: How Leopold and Loeb Tried to Commit the Perfect Crime By Candace Fleming Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593177426
Availability: In Stock
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - March 29th, 2022

If You’re a Kid Like Gavin By Gavin Grimm, J Yang (Illustrator), Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
By Gavin Grimm, J Yang (Illustrator), Kyle Lukoff
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063057562
Availability: In Stock
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 12th, 2022

Alias Anna: A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis By Susan Hood, Greg Dawson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063083899
Availability: In Stock
Published: HarperCollins - March 22nd, 2022

The Animal Toolkit: How Animals Use Tools By Steve Jenkins, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator), Robin Page Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358244448
Availability: In Stock
Published: Clarion Books - August 30th, 2022

Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250220950
Availability: In Stock
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

Marcel's Masterpiece: How a Toilet Shaped the History of Art By Jeff Mack, Jeff Mack (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeff Mack, Jeff Mack (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250777164
Availability: In Stock
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 23rd, 2022

Action!: How Movies Began By Meghan McCarthy, Meghan McCarthy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meghan McCarthy, Meghan McCarthy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534452305
Availability: In Stock
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - August 23rd, 2022

Before Music: Where Instruments Come From By Annette Bay Pimentel, Madison Safer (Illustrator) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419745553
Availability: In Stock
Published: Harry N. Abrams - June 21st, 2022

A Life of Service: The Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth By Christina Soontornvat, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536222050
Availability: In Stock
Published: Candlewick - September 27th, 2022

Finding My Dance By Ria Thundercloud, Kalila J. Fuller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593093894
Availability: In Stock
Published: Penguin Workshop - September 13th, 2022

Underground Fire: Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage in the Cherry Mine Disaster By Sally M. Walker Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536212402
Availability: In Stock
Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Maya’s Song By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062871589
Availability: In Stock
Published: HarperCollins - September 20th, 2022

Play Like a Girl By Misty Wilson, David Wilson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Misty Wilson, David Wilson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063064683
Availability: In Stock
Published: Balzer + Bray - September 27th, 2022