15 February 2011

The Cybils: 2010 winners

The winners of the 2010 Cybils (Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards) were announced yesterday:
Elementary & Middle Grade Fiction

Picture Books
Interrupting Chicken, by David Ezra Stein

Nonfiction Picture Books
The Extraordinary Life of Mark Twain (According to Susy), by Barbara Kerley

Easy Readers
We Are in a Book!, by Mo Willems

Short Chapter Books
Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off, written by Jacqueline Jules and illustrated by Miguel Benitez

Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse, written by Marilyn Singer and illustrated by Josée Masse

Graphic Novels
Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3856 Story Possibilities, by Jason Shiga

Fantasy & Science Fiction
The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere, Vol 1), by Jacqueline West

Middle Grade Fiction
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger

Young Adult

The Secret of the Yellow Death: A True Story of Medical Sleuthing, by Suzanne Jurmain

Graphic Novels
Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty, written by G Neri and illustrated by Randy duBurke

Fantasy & Science Fiction
Rot & Ruin, by Jonathan Maberry

Young Adult Fiction
Split, by Swati Avasthi

Congratulations to all the winners! Not sure about the others, but I'm definitely going to be checking our public library for The Shadows.

The post linked to above includes comments on each book. Links to the complete list of finalists (by category) can be found here, and a sidebar there links to complete lists of nominees.

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