The 2011 Cybils Finalists were announced on New Year’s Day. I was away in the White Mountains of New Hampshire celebrating with friends for a few days and wasn’t able to post anything on my blog.You’ll find links to the titles of the finalists in all the Cybils categories here.
Once again, I served as a first round poetry judge. Click here to read descriptions of the six poetry books that we selected as finalists.
The 2011 Cybils Poetry Finalists
Cousins of Clouds: Elephant Poems by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Dear Hot Dog by Mordicai Gerstein
Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers: The Life of Marc Chagall in Verse
by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen
We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart by Walter Dean Myers