The 2008-9 Cybils Winners
The 2008-9 Cybils (Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards) were announced on Valentine's Day and two Scholastic books were on the list!
Non-Fiction Picture Book Winner
Nic Bishop Frogs
by Nic Bishop
Reading level: Grades 3-5
Hardcover: 48 pages
Nic Bishop takes a close-up look at frogs around the world.
Fantasy & Science Fiction: Young Adult Winner
The Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins
Reading level: Grades 9-12
Hardcover: 384 pages
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen has her name drawn for the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV.
The other winners are:
I Love My New Toy by Mo Willems
(I chaired this new category and 2 other Scholastic bloggers were on the committee. Kid Lit Kit's Sonja Cole was a panelist and Scholastic Parent's Librarian Mom blogger Els Kushner was a judge. Mo sent us an illustrated thank you on his blog!)
Fantasy & Science Fiction: Middle Grade
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Fiction Picture Books
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham
Graphic Novels: Elementary/Middle Grade
Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale (Authors) and Nathan Hale (Illustrator)
Graphic Novels: Young Adult
Emiko Superstar by Mariko Tamaki (Author) and Steve Ralston (Illustrator)
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
Nonfiction Middle-Grade/Young Adult Book
The Year We Disappeared: A Father-Daughter Memoir by Cylin and John Busby
Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye
Young Adult Fiction
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Congratulations to all the winners!