Cybils Awards Books

In the end, it’s all about the books. Our primary goal is to discover great books and get them into the hands of children and teens, to help grow lifelong readers. With eight years of Cybils Awards under our belts, we’ve honored a lot of books. It’s not enough to recognize good books if no one can find them, so this section will help you sift through the many nominees, finalists, and winners to find the book you’re looking for. You know the one: the book that when you put it in the hands of a child, will make their face light up.

Featured Book

Salt to the Sea

by Ruta Sepetys

2016 Winner · Young Adult Fiction

As the Nazi Reich collapses and the Soviet army sweeps across the East Prussian countryside in the winter of 1945, three young refugees find themselves thrown together among the crowds of desperate, uprooted travellers. The distinctive voices and histories of Joana ("the nurse"), Florian ("the knight"), ... [Read More]