Category Description: Graphic Novels

It seems like everyone is reading comics now, and no wonder: a picture is worth a thousand words. Using serial artwork to tell the tale, graphic novels bring stories and information to all ages and genres.

Here at Cybils, we’re interested in the best graphic novels published over the past year. Submit your nominations for elementary/middle grade (approximately ages 5-12) and young adult readers (approximately ages 13-17). In the graphic novels category, we want books that could not exist without the art. Illustrated novels should be submitted to their proper genre and age category, and you may submit picture books without panels to our picture book category. Don’t let questions stop you from nominating, though! Comics and graphic novels are sometimes tricky to place. When in doubt, nominate and let us sort it out.