Rabbit Hill Festival of Literature, Oct. 21-23
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Choosing the Best in Kids' Nonfiction, 2010


I am happy to help out again with the annual Cybils awards, which honor children's books. As the organizer for the Middle Grade/YA Nonfiction category, I'll introduce the two panels that will help select the best older kids' nonfiction of the year. I'm including the panelists' Twitter feeds, marked with an @, too; follow them and keep up with book news and conversation.

Panelists (Round I Judges):

Karen Ball, Mrs. B's Favorites

Sarah Mulhern Gross, The Reading Zone @thereadingzone

David Judge, Adventures at Wilder Farm

Jessica Leader, Jessica Leader @JessicaLeader

Susan Thomsen, Chicken Spaghetti @C_Spaghetti

Judges (Round II):

Edi Campbell, Crazy Quilts @crazyquilts

René Colato Laínez, René Colato Laínez, La Bloga @renecolato

David Gutowski, Largehearted Boy @largeheartedboy

Colleen Mondor, Chasing Ray, Bookslut @chasingray

Sandhya Nankani, Literary Safari, Sepia Mutiny @litsafari

The panelists in many other categories are being announced over the next week, too. See the Cybils blog for details.


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