by Jan Fields
Jan Fields is a former Institute of Children's Literature Instructor and a full-time, freelance author.
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It's also worth mentioning that the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, given by the Association for Library Service to Children since 2001, overwhelmingly goes to narrative nonfiction. I haven't read all the books, but scanning the list, I'd say that the 2021 winner (Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera) is the first winner not to have a narrative arc.
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