Saturday, August 24, 2019

📚2019 Cybils Time and We're Looking for a Bunch of Good Judges

So you've been busy reading and reviewing all year long and, by gosh, you've read some great books. In fact, you thought some of them were so good that they should probably win an award. Well, here's your chance to help decide which books should be chosen to receive a coveted Cybils award.

That's right! The Cybils is looking for more than a bunch of good judges. We all know that bookish people are the best judges of books and the Cybils needs your expertise whether you review on a blog, vlog, Goodreads, and/or Instagram, if you love kidlit, you are welcome to apply and  and it's pretty easy to do:

First, you need to find out what being a Cybils judge involves and to do that, go here to read the FAQs, which includes the Judging Overview, the Duties of a Round 1 Judge, and finally, the Duties of a Round 2 Judge. This way, you can decide what will work best for you.

Next, just fill out the application, which you can find HEREOh, yes, and the deadline to apply is September 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM EDT.

I was been a Middle Grade Fiction Cybils judge for five years, and I have had the pleasure of reading some wonderful books and working with some great people, all of whom were serious about the work we were doing. Last year was my first year as Middle Grade Fiction chairperson and I am happy to say, I will be again this year.

So, come be a part of the fun! And if you can't apply to be a judge, you can always nominate your favorite books when nomination begin.

To keep up with all the Cybils news on Twitter, just follow @cybils2019

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