Here are a few books that have not yet been nominated for the Cybils Awards, blogger-given awards for young adult and children’s literature in eleven different categories. If you’ve read any of these and would like to nominate any one or more, you can do so at the Cybils website through October 15th.
Easy Readers/Short Chapter books
The Princess Twins and the Tea Party by Mona Hodgson April, 2012 (978-0310727118)
Big Bad Sheep by Bettina Wegenast. March, 2012. (978-0802854094)
YA Fantasy and Science Fiction
Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore. May, 2012. (978-1401686352)
Teen Librarian’s Toolbox wishlist for YA Sci-Fi and Fantasy.
Middle Grade Fantasy and Science Fiction
Sword Mountain by Nancy Yi Fan. July, 2012 (978-0061651083) Semicolon review here.
The Last Martin by Jonathan Friesen. April, 2012. (978-0310723202)
Aldo’s Fantastical Movie Palace by Jonathan Friesen. August, 2012. (978-0310721109)
Seeing Cinderella by Jenny Lundquist. March, 2012. (978-1442429260)
The Secret Diary of Sarah Chamberlain by Sarah Norkus. July, 2012. (978-0899577708)
More Middle Grade Fantasy and Science Fiction eligible books from Charlotte’s Library.
Yet another list of not-yet-nominated Science Fiction and Fantasy from Charlotte’s Library.
Fiction Picture Books
Under the Baobab Tree by Julie Stiegmeyer. April, 2012. (978-0310725619)
The Herd Boy by Niki Daly. October, 2012. (978-0802854179)
Mary’s Song by Lee Bennett Hopkins. NOMINATED. June, 2012. (978-0802853974)
Minette’s Feast by Susannah Reich, illustrated by Amy Bates. Abrams, 2012. NOMINATED. Reviewed at Redeemed Reader.
Perogies and Gyoza: Fiction Picture Books to Nominate.
Middle Grade Fiction
Weight of a Flame by Simonetta Carr. November, 2011. (978-1596381582)
Non-Fiction Picture Books
The Very Long Life of Alice’s Playhouse by Andrea White.
Monet Paints a Day by Jullie Dannenberg. July, 2012. (978-1580892407)
Eric Liddell: Are You Ready? by Catherine Mackenzie. July, 2012. (978-1845507909)
Write On, Mercy! The Secret Life of Mercy Otis Warren by Gretchen Woelfle, illustrated by Alexandra Walner. Calkins Creek, 2012. Reviewed at Redeemed Reader.
Hanging Off Jefferson’s Nose by Tina Nichols Coury, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport. NOMINATED. Dial, 2012. Reviewed at Redeemed Reader.
Young Adult Fiction
Crazy Dangerous by Andrew Klavan. NOMINATED. May, 2012. (9781595547934) Semicolon review here.
Hand of Vengeance by Douglas Bond. August, 2012. (978-1596382152)
The Merchant’s Daughter by Melanie Dickerson. November, 2011. (978-0310727613)
I plan to nominate some of these if no one else does, but I obviously can’t nominate all of them since the rule is one nomination per person per category. So go ahead and nominate these if they’re favorites of yours.