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The Cybils: 2007 Middle Grade Finalists

January 1st, 2008 (01:20 pm)

Current Mood: awake
Current Song: That's Entertainment Part II

For the second annual Cybils Book Awards, I was pleased to be on the Middle Grade nominating committee alongside Amanda, Jocelyn, Kate, Kerry, Miss Erin, and Sherry, with Liz as our category administrator.

With over seventy nominated titles, many of which were outstanding, it was difficult to select the finalists. Here now are the eight finalists in alphabetical order by title. Click on a title for my review or an author's name for our interview.

Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata
A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree by Lauren Tarshis
Leap of Faith by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Leepike Ridge by N.D. Wilson
Louisiana's Song by Kerry Madden
Miss Spitfire by Sarah Miller
The Wild Girls by Pat Murphy

To view the complete list of Middle Grade nominees, click here.

Check out our 2007 Middle Grade Hall of Fame!

For a list of the 2007 winners in all categories, click here.

For lists of the nominees and finalists in all of the categories, please visit Cybils.com


Posted by: Breathesymphony (breathesymphony)
Posted at: January 2nd, 2008 01:04 am (UTC)

I am thrilled with this middle grade list- THRILLED!!!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: January 2nd, 2008 01:15 am (UTC)


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