Cybils – Voting is Now Open

We’re going to try something new this morning: a simulpost on both of our blogs. So here goes … Nominations for the Third Annual Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literacy Awards (Cybils) have now opened. This is an awards program where YOU get the chance to tell us about your favorite book in up to nine categories. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I have pulled all the important information you need to know about the Awards. Anne Boles Levy and Kelly Herold founded the award to highlight books that are high in both literary quality and kid appeal. The Nomination process lasts only two week: October 1 to October 15, 2008. Anyone can nominate books in these categories You can … Read more

CYBILS – Voting Is Now Open

We’re going to try something new this morning: a simulpost on both of our blogs. So here goes … Nominations for the Third Annual Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literacy Awards (Cybils) have now opened. This is an awards program where YOU get the chance to tell us about your favorite book in up to nine categories. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I have pulled all the important information you need to know about the Awards. Anne Boles Levy and Kelly Herold founded the award to highlight books that are high in both literary quality and kid appeal. The Nomination process lasts only two week: October 1 to October 15, 2008. Anyone can nominate books in these categories You can … Read more

An Interview with John Mutford

When I learned about Book Blogger Appreciation Week, I thought it was a great idea. There are so many wonderful book bloggers (and book blog readers if you take the time to read comments). So when Amy announced we could host interviews, I jumped at the chance. I love the idea of learning new things, and an interview is a great way to go behind the virtual scenes and learn more. So I would like to introduce … John Mutford. I met John through Bookmineset, but that is just one of five blogs he authors. You can find challenges throughout Blogistan, but the Canadian Book Challenge. has to be one of the more unique. I’ll let John tell you the … Read more