Kelly here, again.
We’re cleaning up behind the scenes, ordering prizes for our winners and stickers for their books, and soon we’ll be soliciting your thoughts on the Cybils process. In the meantime, here’s some serious linkage. Take a look, and comment where you can.
The Cybils made Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf this week. (Squee!) Children’s Bookshelf is a weekly must, so if you haven’t signed up for this glorious freebie, be sure to do so now.
Alli at Y-Pulse includes the Cybils in their Publishing roundup. (Y-Pulse is it for news on Generation Y. As an X-er myself, I’m unclear on the Y age boundaries. Anyone know?)
Tandem Insights has a great post up on all the winning titles. Tandem is a consulting firm for libraries. Check out their blog for the latest on good books.
Wow! The International Reading Association gives us a shout out. Thanks, IRA, we think you’re awesome, too.
Illusion–a great site with videos, blogs, galleries, and more–mentions the Fantasy/SciFi Cybils. Illusion focuses on anime, SciFi, games, gadgets–all sorts of cool stuff.
I just LOVE the introduction to Adrienne Martini’s post at popular parenting blog Strollerderby. Go read it for a good laugh and an "I’ve been there."
VWB has a roundup of the winners over at A Library By Any Other Name. VWB also has great posts on the finalist announcements in part 1 and part 2.
And some of our participants weigh in on the process for a behind-the-scenes look at the judging process:
Stacy DeKeyser gives us a diary of a Cybils committee member. It involves IM-ing until 2:18 am. Yikes!
As always, I’m looking for great links. If you have one, send ’em my way via the comments.