It's that time of year again! We're now officially recruiting judges for both rounds of the 2013 Cybils contest.
To apply for either round, follow these two easy steps:
Please read the judging information right here, or click on the "Judging" link on the top nav bar.
The deadline to apply is August 31st but don't wait -- many organizers begin filling slots immediately.
Please note these changes for this year: Nonfiction categories are split differently with the Elementary/Middle- Grade Nonfiction category replacing the Nonfiction Picture Books category and including picture books. Also, Fantasy and Science Fiction has been changed to Speculative Fiction.For Book Apps, it is important that panelists have consistent access to an iPad. Also, since we are accepting ebooks in some categories, judges will be expected to read ebooks if any are submitted in the following: Poetry, Young Adult Nonfiction, Young Adult Fiction, and Young Adult Speculative Fiction.
For the 2013 Cybils, here are the categories for which you can apply:
Easy Readers/Early Chapter Books
Fiction Picture Books
Elementary/Middle- Grade Nonfiction
Young Adult Nonfiction
Middle Grade Fiction
Young Adult Fiction
Elementary/Middle- Grade Speculative Fiction
Young Adult Speculative Fiction