03 Jan

Starting 2010 in great company

New Year’s Day brought the announcement of the finalists for the 2009 Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards), and I’m beyond honored and delighted that The Day-Glo Brothers has made the shortlist for Non-Fiction Picture/Information Books.

The other finalists in this category are:

  • 14 Cows for America, by Carmen Agra Deedy
  • Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea, by Steve Jenkins
  • Faith, by Maya Ajmera, Magde Nakassis, and Cynthia Pon for the Global Fund for Children
  • Life-Size Zoo: From Tiny Rodents to Gigantic Elephants, An Actual Size Animal Encyclopedia, created by Teruyuki Komiya with photographs by Toyofumi Fukuda
  • Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story Of Annette Kellerman, Who Swam Her Way To Fame, Fortune & Swimsuit History!, by Shana Corey
  • Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, by Brian Floca
  • Check out the Cybils site for more details about each of these nominees, and for the shortlists in these other categories:

  • Easy Readers & Short Chapter Books
  • Fantasy & Science Fiction (Middle Grade)
  • Fantasy & Science Fiction (Young Adult)
  • Fiction Picture Books
  • Graphic Novels
  • Middle Grade Fiction
  • Non-Fiction Middle Grade/YA
  • Poetry
  • Young Adult Fiction
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