Cybils: the Children's & YA Blogger's Literary Awards
The Cybils Awards have been announced at the Cybils blog.
I'm the Middle Grade organizer; was one of the Young Adult judges; and, it turns out, my nomination for Graphic Novels - Young Adult was chosen for the winner!
A brief recap of the winners:
Fantasy and Science Fiction, Elementary/Middle Grade: The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex.
Fantasy and Science Fiction, Young Adult: Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
Fiction Picture Books: The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County by Janice N. Harrington; illustrated by Shelley Jackson.
Graphic Novels: Elementary/Middle Grade: Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel written by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin; illustrated by Giovanni Rigano and Paolo Lamanna.
Graphic Novel, Young Adult: The Professor's Daughter written by Joann Sfar; illustrated by Emmanuel Guibert.
Middle Grade Novels: A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban.
Nonfiction MG/YA books: Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam Barakat.
Nonfiction Picture Books: Lightship by Brian Floca
Poetry: This Is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski.
Young Adult Novels: Boy Toy by Barry Lyga.