The 2011 Cybils Awards

Hip, hip, hooray for books! The 2011 Cybils Award winners were announced yesterday morning. The Cybils celebrate and honor the year's best children's and young adult books. I served as a round two judge for the Graphic Novels category. Congratulations to the winners and nominees.

Zita the Spacegirl. Written and illustrated by Ben Hatke. First Second, 2011.

Anya's Ghost. Written and illustrated by Vera Brosgol. First Second, 2011

Me...Jane. Written and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell. Little, Brown, 2011.

I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat: History's Strangest Curses. By Carlyn Beccia. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2010.

I Broke My Trunk! Written and illustrated by Mo Willems. Hyperion, 2011.

Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! By Atinuke. Kane/Miller Books, 2010.

The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale. By Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright; illustrations by Barry Moser. Peachtree, 2011.

Blood Red Road. By Moria Young. Margaret K. McElderry, 2011.

Stupid Fire. By Geoff Herback. Sourcebooks Fire, 2011.

Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto. By Paul. B. Janecko. Candlewick Press, 2011.

Nerd Camp. By Elissa Brent Weissman. Simon and Schuster, 2011.
The Monster at the End of the Book. by Callaway Digital Arts, Inc.

This video trailer is NOT for the app that won. It advertises the companion app. :)

Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart. By Candace Fleming. Random House, 2011.


  1. What a cool way to present the winners! Loved listening to the authors.


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