CYBILS Finalist Lists: Easy Readers and Short Chapters

I’ve spent the past few days browsing the 2009 Cybils finalist lists. With each list, I got more and more excited!  For once, there is a list with books I know and have read. I even nominated a short-chapter book finalist. What are the odds? Serving on the Easy Reader/Short Chapter Book panel was a blast. I was already a fan of Sarah Neal (In Need of Chocolate); Anastasia Suen (Picture Book of the Day among others); Jennifer Wharton (Jean Little Library); and Melissa Young (Sweet On Books). But having the chance to talking books with them was just too cool. There were a number of the books that I wasn’t initially familiar with, and I am glad to have … Read more