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Cybils Nominations!


It’s the Eighth Annual Cybils! The Cybils is the Children’s and Young Adult Blogger’s Literary Awards. Short version: titles are nominated in different categories; one group of bloggers reads the nominated titles and narrow them down to the shortlist; and a second group of bloggers select a winner from the shortlist. Long version: click over […]

List O Mania: Cybils


The Cybils winners have been announced! As a reminder, the Cybils is the Children’s and Young Adult Blogger’s Literary Awards. As explained at its website, the Cybils have two purposes; first, recognize children and teen books that “combine the highest literary merit and “kid appeal.”” Second, “foster a sense of community among bloggers who write […]

Cybils Nominations


It’s Cybils Season! The Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards. For full information, go to the Cybils website. In a nutshell: these are awards given each year by bloggers to the best children’s and young adult books. There are multiple categories, based on genre and age. There are two sets of panels: the first round judges […]


The Cybils have announced the shortlists! As a quick recap, Cybils is the Children’s and Young Adult Book Bloggers’ Literary Awards. Books are nominated in the fall in different categories; a panel of bloggers reads those books and creates a shortlist, announced on January 1; a second panel reads those shortlists and picks a winner. […]

Cybils – Call for Judges

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It’s that time of year! The call has gone out for a new round of judges for the Cybils. It’s a lot of work and a lot of fun. Also, it gives a great understanding of the process of selecting a book award winner because you are part of the process! Full details are at […]