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Friday, January 1, 2010

YA Cybils Finalists!

The YA Cybils Finalists are posted!!! Congrats to our own diva, Justina Chen! Woohoo! And thanks to the judges for their hard work. An amazing accomplishment.

Blue Plate Special
by Michelle D. Kwasney
Chronicle Books
Nominated by: Jo Knowles

Carter Finally Gets It
by Brent Crawford
Disney Press
Nominated by: Heather Kemp

Cracked Up to Be
by Courtney Summers
Nominated by: Robin Prehn

How To Say Goodbye In Robot
by Natalie Standiford
Nominated by: Mary Kole

Into the Wild Nerd Yonder
by Julie Halpern
Feiwel & Friends
Nominated by: Sara Grochowski

North of Beautiful
by Justina Chen
Little, Brown
Nominated by: Torey Yates

by Laurie Halse Anderson
Nominated by: Jeni Bell

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

by Pam Bachorz
Egmont USA
Nominated by: Chelsea Campbell

Demon's Lexicon, The
by Sarah Rees Brennan
Margaret K. McElderry
Nominated by: Nick Jessee

Dust of 100 Dogs, The
by A.S. King
Nominated by: Lisa McMann

by Kristin Cashore
Nominated by: Jenny Moss

Lips Touch
by Laini Taylor
Arthur A Levine
Nominated by: Jolie Stekly

Sacred Scars (A Resurrection of Magic, Book 2)
by Kathleen Duey
Nominated by: Jenn R

Tiger Moon
by Antonia Michaelis
Nominated by: Carolyn Dooman

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Little Willow said...

Congratulations to all involved!

Beth Kephart said...

Yay, Justina!!!! Congratulations to everyone.

Melissa Walker said...

Awesome list! Congrats, Justina!

Shelf Elf said...

Hooray for all!!!

(*extra hoorays for Justina!*)

What excellent lists. That must have been A LOT of reading!

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