Current Phase: Publisher/Author Submissions

We are now accepting submissions from authors and publishers through October 25, for books which were missed during the public nomination period. A post will go up later today with more information, but until then you can view our Publisher and Author Submissions page.

Nominations from the general public are closed. See the nominations by category below.

2017 Nominations by category:

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Featured Book

Ms. Marvel Vol. 5: Super Famous

by G. Willow Wilson

2016 Finalist · Young Adult Graphic Novels

Packed with mad science, superhero action, humor and heart, Super Famous can stand alone. Despite the fact that it is volume 5 in the series, new readers will have enough context to enjoy Kamala's adventure and fans of the series will enjoy this installment even more. Now that Ms. Marvel has joined the ... [Read More]

Featured Blogger

Do you know a blogger  from the Cybils community who deserves to be our featured blogger of the week? It could be anyone who supports the Cybils community, whether or not they’ve ever been a judge. Send your nomination, along with a paragraph about the person and why you’re nominating them, to the Cybils Blog Editor Melissa Fox: blogeditor (at) cybils (dot) com


Cybils Awards Mission

The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal. If some la-di-dah awards can be compared to brussels sprouts, and other, more populist ones to gummy bears, we’re thinking more like organic chicken nuggets. We’re yummy and nutritious.

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Important Dates

  • August 21: Call for judges
  • Sept. 11: Deadline for judging application
  • Sept. 18: Judges announced.
  • Oct. 1: Nominations open
  • Oct. 15: Nominations close
  • October 16-25: Publisher submissions
  • Oct. 1-Dec. 29: Round 1 reading period
  • December 1: Round 1 review copy deadline
  • Dec. 29: Short lists due from judges
  • Jan. 1: Finalists announced
  • Jan. 2-Feb. 12: Round 2 reading period
  • Feb. 12: Winners list due from judges
  • Feb. 14: Winners announced