Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Cybils* and Me... and YOU! *Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards

I am really excited to share with you all that I will be a 2nd round judge for the Young Adult Fiction category of the Cybil Awards!

And YOU get to participate, too. YOU get to nominate books, until October 15, 2009! Click here to find out how to nominate YOUR favorite books that were published since October 16, 2008.

You can go here to find out all the details about the Cybils.

Check out these amazing blogs of my fellow judges - I'm honored to be in such great company!

Young Adult Fiction Panel

Fiction for young adults is what these bloggers are all about--at least during the Cybils. Check out our panelists and judges for the YA fiction category.

Panel Organizer: Jackie Parker, Interactive Reader

Panelists (Round I Judges):

Sally Kruger, Reading Junky's Reading Roost
Jackie Parker (see panel organizer)
Tirzah Price, The Compulsive Reader
Leila Roy, Bookshelves of Doom
Amanda Snow, A Patchwork of Books
Sarah Wethern, YA Librarian Tales
Sarah Woodard, Sarah's Random Musings

Round II Judges:

Cathy Ensley, Words, World and Wings
Carrie Harris, The Wonder that is my Blog
Kelly Jensen, STACKED
Em King, Em's Bookshelf
Lee Wind, I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell Do I Read? (and look, you're already here!)

Reading books from THIS SIDE of the metaphorical table should be fascinating.

I'm excited about my new gig - and I hope you take your nominating power seriously.

If you've read a book and loved it, check out when it was published and nominate it! The more participation we get from readers, the more representative and better these awards will become!


1 comment:

Emily Wing Smith said...

Congrats! This is VERY cool!