2015 Cybils Nominations Opening October 1

Did you read some great children’s books this year? If the books were published between October 16, 2014 and October 15, 2015, consider nominating one or more for a Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards).


Nominations are open October 1, 2015 at 12:00am PST through October 15, 2015.

You don’t have to be a member of a group or have a blog to participate. Simply select your books, go to the Cybils website and check for the nomination forms for the appropriate categories* once they open.

*Cybils nominations and judging are separated by genre and age categories. The descriptions for each category is currently on the Cybils blog. Some categories include:

  • Fiction Picture Books
  • Graphic Novels
  • Poetry
  • Easy Reader/Easy Chapter Books
  • Middle Grade Fiction
  • Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction
  • Elementary/Middle Grade Nonfiction
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • YA Nonfiction
  • YA Speculative Fiction

Be sure to read the descriptions prior to nominating.

By the way, I am pleased to announce I am a round 1 panelist in the Elementary/Middle Grade Nonfiction category this year.

Round 1 Panelists

Ellen Zschunke
On the Shelf 4 Kids

Bridget R. Wilson
What is Bridget Reading?

Amy Broadmoore
Delightful Children’s Books

Elisa Bergslien
Leopards and Dragons

Roberta Gibson
Wrapped in Foil

Reshama Deshmukh
Stacking Books

Laura Arnhold

Round 2

Alyson Beecher
Kid Lit Frenzy

Julie Larios
The Drift Record

Carrie Gelson
There’s a book for that

MaryAnn Scheuer
Great Kid Books

Sue Leopold
Through the Prairie Garden

Congratulations to everyone. Let the reading begin!

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