Author
Fleming, Candace
Call Number
J 595.799 FLE
Summary
Describes the life cycle of the hard-working honeybee. (2021 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Roth, Susan L.
Call Number
J 597.709 ROT
Summary
A combined history of the Puerto Rican parrot and the island of Puerto Rico, highlighting current efforts to save the Puerto Rican parrot by protecting and managing this endangered species. (2014 Sibert Medal winner)
Summary
In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on the city's residents, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. (2004 Sibert Medal Winner)
Author
Sheinkin, Steve
Call Number
J 623.4511 SHE
Summary
Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos. (2013 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Stone, Tanya L.
Call Number
J 629.45 STO
Summary
Presents the story of the thirteen women connected with NASA's Mercury 13 space mission, who braved prejudice and jealousy to make their mark and open the door for the female pilots and space commanders that would soon follow. (2010 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Thimmesh, Catherine
Call Number
J 629.454 THI
Summary
Culled from direct quotes from the people behind the scenes, NASA transcripts, national archives and NASA photos, the whole story of Apollo 11 and the first moon landing emerges. (2007 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Montgomery, Sy
Call Number
J 639.978 MON
Summary
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth. Originally this bird numbered in the millions before humans brought predators to the islands. Now on the isolated island refuge, a team of scientists is trying to restore the kakapo population. (2011 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Nelson, Kadir
Call Number
J 796.357 NEL
Summary
Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. (2009 Coretta Scott King Award winner) (2009 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Bartoletti, Susan C.
Call Number
J 941.5081 BAR
Summary
In 1845, a disaster struck Ireland. Overnight a blight attacked the potato crop and it attacked again and again over the next five years. (2002 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Walker, Sally M.
Call Number
J 973.757 WAL
Summary
On February 17, 1864, the H.L. Hunley made history as the first submarine to sink a ship in battle. Soldiers on the shore waited patiently after seeing the submarine's return signal. But after several days, the ship had failed to return. What had gone wrong? In 1995, after over 130 years of searching, the H.L. Hunley was finally found buried off the coast of South Carolina. (2006 Sibert Medal winner)
Summary
In the mid-1930s, Marian Anderson was a famed vocalist who had been applauded by European royalty and welcomed at the White House. But, because of her race, she was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. This is the story of her resulting involvement in the civil rights movement of the time. (2005 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Giblin, James C.
Call Number
J BIO HITLER
Summary
Many people believe Hitler was the personification of evil. In this Sibert Medal-winning biography, James Cross Giblin penetrates this façade and presents a picture of a complex person--at once a brilliant, influential politician and a deeply disturbed man. (2003 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Sidman, Joyce
Call Number
J BIO MERIAN
Summary
Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself. (2019 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Tonatiuh, Duncan
Call Number
J BIO POSADA
Summary
Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras--skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities--came to be. (2016 Sibert Medal winner)
Author
Aronson, Marc
Call Number
J BIO RALEIGH
Summary
Recounts the adventurous life of the English explorer and courtier who spelled his name "Ralegh" and led many expeditions to the New World. (2001 Sibert Medal winner)
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