Middle Grade Fiction panel

We’ve got your writers, your teachers, your librarians…you name it, they’re here on the Middle Grade Fiction panel.  Which are your favorite novels for children ages eight to twelve?  Let us know on October 1! Panelists (Round I judges) Sarah Mulhern The Reading ZoneAlysa Stewart Everead Mary R. Voors ACPL Mock NewberySherry Early SemicolonKim Baccellia Melissa Fox Book NutMatthew Wigdahl …

Fiction Picture Books

We’ve assembled quite the formidable crew for fiction picture books this year.  You’ll see some of the kidlitosphere’s biggest hitters here, including the woman who coined the term (Thanks, Melissa!).  Welcome, all. Category Organizer Pamela Coughlan,  Mother Reader Panelists (Round I): Cheryl Rainfield, Cheryl Rainfield Stephanie Ford,  The Children’s Literature Book Club Travis Jonker,  100 Scope Notes Melissa Wiley, Here …

Easy Reader Panel

The Cybils panels are coming together.  Today we announce the panelists for our newest category–Easy Readers.  Nominations will be open soon, so keep Easy Readers (those 6"x9" books designed specifically for children learning to read) in mind. Here are our Pioneers: Panel Organizer: Anastasia Suen (Book of the Week, Children’s Book Biz News, Picture Book of the Day, Kid Lit …