Saturday, October 16, 2010

Cybils Nominations 2010 -- Nonfiction & Poetry

Nonfiction


31 Ways to Change the World

by We Are What We Do
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: Derek Jones


A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood

by
Groundwood Books

Nominated by: Aline Pereira


Adventure Beneath the Sea: Living in an Underwater Science Station

by Kenneth Mallory
Boyds Mills Press

Nominated by: Sarah (aquafortis)


Alexis: My True Story of Being Seduced By an Online Predator

by Alexis Singer
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Irish


Amazing Africa Projects You Can Build Yourself

by Carla Mooney
Nomad Press

Nominated by: Elizabeth Caputo


An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank

by Elaine Marie Alphin
Carolrhoda Books

Nominated by: Elizabeth Dingmann


Basher Basics Math: A Book You Can Count On

by Simon Basher
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Thomas Cronin


Basher Basics Punctuation: The Write Stuff

by Simon Basher
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Sidney Conde


Basher Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction

by Simon Basher
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Debbie Lee


Basher Planet Earth: What planet are you on?

by Simon Basher
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Marina Cambareri


Birmingham Sunday

by Larry Dane Brimner
Boyds Mills Press

Nominated by: Jess Pugh


Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story

by S.D. Nelson
Abrams for Young Readers

Nominated by: Jason Wells


Book of Bad Things, The: A sinister guide to history's dark side

by Count Droffig
Kingfisher

Nominated by: christopher Montigelli


Boys Lie: How Not to Get Played

by Belisa Vranich  Psy.D.
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Kim Weiss


Bullying and Me: Schoolyard Stories

by Ouisie Shapiro
Albert Whitman & Company

Nominated by: Michelle Bayuk


Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's

by Michael O. Tunnell
Charlesbridge

Nominated by: Abby Johnson


Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books, The

by Jennifer M. Besel
Capstone Press

Nominated by: Cara McCann


Charles Darwin and the Mystery of Mysteries

by Susan Pearson
Flash Point

Nominated by: Carol Hampton Rasco


Cheerleading Spirit (Ready, Set, Cheer!)

by Lisa Mullarkey
Enslow

Nominated by: Pam Diesher


Chief Joseph: The Voice for Peace

by Lorraine Jean Hopping
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Chris Egan


Cleopatra Rules!: The Amazing Life of the Original Teen Queen

by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Boyds Mills Press

Nominated by: Hasan Niyazi


Controlling Earth's Pollutants

by Christine Petersen
Benchmark

Nominated by: Mary Beth Cavert


Dark Labyrinths

by Michael E. Goodman
Bearport Publishing

Nominated by: Gabe Kaufman


Do Not Open

by John Farndon
Publisher not defined

Nominated by: Andrea Corvin


Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford

by Don Mitchell
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Lori Calabrese


FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America 1932-1939

by Tonya Bolden
Knopf Books for Young Readers

Nominated by: Doret


Fatty Legs: A True Story

by Christy Jordan-Fenton
Annick Press

Nominated by: Christy Jordan_Fenton


Frederick Douglass

by David A. Adler
Holiday House

Nominated by: Kathleen Morandini


Frenemies for Life: Cheetahs and Anatolian Shepherd Dogs

by John E. Becker
Columbus Zoo Books

Nominated by: Tanya Dean Anderson


Frozen Secrets: Antarctica Revealed

by Sally M. Walker
Carolrhoda Books

Nominated by: Roberta Gibson


Get Real: What Kind of World are YOU Buying?

by Mara Rockliff
Running Press Kids

Nominated by: Jennifer Laughran


Girlology's There's Something New About You: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up

by Melisa Holmes
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Tonya Woodworth


Global Warming

by Seymour Simon
HarperCollins

Nominated by: Andromeda Jazmon


Great Migrations: Whales, Wildebeests, Butterflies, Elephants, and Other Amazing Animals on the Move

by Elizabeth Carney
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Tracey Daniels


Green Careers: You Can Make Money AND Save the Planet

by Jennifer Power Scott
Lobster Press

Nominated by: Catherine Knowles - Lobster Press


Hannah: My True Story of Drugs, Cutting, and Mental Illness

by Hannah Westberg
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Sarah Woodard


Here There Be Monsters: The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid

by HP Newquist
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Sarah Rettger


Hot X: Algebra Exposed

by Danica McKellar
Hudson Street

Nominated by: Sarah Sammis


I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

by Nujood Ali
Three Rivers Press

Nominated by: Audry Taylor


If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge

by Marc Aronson
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Jeff Reynolds


Inside Dinosaurs

by Andra Serlin Abramson
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Susan Lee


Inside Hurricanes

by Mary Kay Carson
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Kelly Smith


Inside Tornadoes

by Mary Kay Carson
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Katie Connors


Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing

by Ann Angel
Amulet

Nominated by: Vicki Palmquist


Journey into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures

by Rebecca L. Johnson
Millbrook Press

Nominated by: Lindsay Matvick


Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

by Sy Montgomery
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Elizabeth Bird


Lafayette and the American Revolution

by Russell Freedman
Holiday House

Nominated by: Kathleen Morandini


Legendary Journeys: Trains

by Philip Steele
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Angus Killick


Liberty or Death: The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British During the American Revolution

by Margaret Whitman Blair
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Charlotte


Life As a Knight: An Interactive History Adventure

by Rachael Hanel
Capstone Press

Nominated by: Jennifer Glidden


Lincoln's Flying Spies: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps

by Gail Jarrow
Calkins Creek Books

Nominated by: Nicole


Lives of the Pirates: Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!) (Lives Of . . .)

by Kathleen Krull
Harcourt

Nominated by: Alyssa


Lost Boy, Lost Girl: Escaping Civil War in Sudan

by John Bul Dau
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Karen Wadsworth


Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made it

by Michael J. Trinklein
Publisher not defined

Status: Pending Approval
Reason ineligible: Published for the adult market.

Nominated by: Sarah


Lost Worlds

by John Howe
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Kristin Pecson


Magic Tree House Research Guide #21: Leprechauns and Irish Folklore: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter

by Mary Pope Osborne
Random House Children's Books

Nominated by: Kristen Harvey


Malcolm X:

by Jeff Burlingame
Enslow

Nominated by: Lisa Corrado


Middle School - The Stuff Nobody Tells You About: A Teenage Girl with ASD Shares Her Experiences

by Haley Moss
Autism Asperger Publishing Co

Nominated by: Laura Keitges


Mission: Explore

by The Geography Collective
Can of Worms Kids Press

Nominated by: morninglightmama


National Geographic Kids Almanac 2011

by National Geographic
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Anna Kukelhaus


Nature Science Experiments: What's Hopping in a Dust Bunny?

by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Derry Wilkens


Navigators: Dinosaurs

by David Burnie
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Carlyn McKoy


Navigators: Oceans and Seas

by Margaret Hynes
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Thomas Cronin


Navigators: Rainforest

by Andrew Langley
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Sidney Conde


Not Your Typical Book About the Environment

by Elin Kelsey
Owlkids Books

Nominated by: Kendal Gerard


Piece by Piece: Stories about Fitting Into Canada

by Teresa Toten
Puffin

Nominated by: Justin Stoller


Planet Hunter, Geoff Marcy and the Search for Other Earths

by Vicki Oransky Wittenstein
Boyds Mills Press

Nominated by: Tami Lewis Brown


Play Ball Like the Pros: Tips for Kids from 20 Big League Stars

by Steven Krasner
Peachtree

Nominated by: Lesley


Pocahontas: A Life in Two Worlds

by Victoria Garrett Jones
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Robert Agis


Project Seahorse

by Pamela S. Turner
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Heather Montgomery


Prowling the Seas: Exploring the Hidden World of Ocean Predators

by Pamela S. Turner
Walker Books for Young Readers

Nominated by: Jill Tullo


Rae: My True Story of Fear, Anxiety, and Social Phobia

by Chelsea Swigget
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Erica


Sacagawea: Crossing the Continent with Lewis & Clark

by Emma Carlson Berne
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Brett Duquette


Saving the Baghdad Zoo: A True Story of Hope and Heroes

by Kelly Milner Halls
Greenwillow Books

Nominated by: Laura Purdie Salas


Scary Science: 25 Creepy Experiments

by Shar Levine/Leslie Johnstone authors, Ashley Spires Illustrator, Scholastic Canada
Publisher not defined

Status: Pending Approval
Nominated by: Maral Maclagan


Secrets Girls Keep: What Girls Hide (& Why) and How to Break the Stress of Silence

by Carrie Silver-Stock
HCI Teens

Nominated by: Candace Johnson


Seven Wonders of Exploration Technology

by Fred Bortz
Twenty First Century Books

Nominated by: Deb Fowler


Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World

by Sid Fleischman
Greenwillow Books

Nominated by: Kara Dean


Sky Sailors: True Stories of the Balloon Era

by David L. Bristow
Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Nominated by: Sara Holmes


Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City

by David Weitzman
Flash Point

Nominated by: Torey Yates


Snot, Poop, Vomit, and More: The Yucky Body Book

by Alvin Silverstein
Enslow

Nominated by: Linda Bozzo


Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz

by Beverly Gherman
Chronicle Books

Nominated by: Margo Tanenbaum


Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement

by Rick Bowers
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Kathy M Burnette


Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook

by Ellen Potter
Flash Point

Nominated by: Vasilly


Start Here: Doing Hard Things Right Where You Are

by Alex Harris
WaterBrook Multnomah

Nominated by: Deborah


Tecumseh: Shooting Star of the Shawnee

by Dwight Jon Zimmerman
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Alli Shaloum Brydon


The Bat Scientists

by Mary Kay Carson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Christina Wald


The Book of How?: And Other Questions Asking How?

by
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Kevin Thomas


The Book of Why?: And Other Questions Asking Why?

by
Kingfisher

Nominated by: John Cusack


The Brave Escape of Edith Wharton

by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
Clarion Books

Nominated by: Kelly Fineman


The Dark Game: True Spy Stories

by
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: heather wilks-jones


The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us

by Tanya Lee Stone
Viking

Nominated by: Cynthia Leitich Smith


The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

by Loree Griffin Burns
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Kate Messner


The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest

by Ian McAllister
Orca Books

Nominated by: Jennifer Wharton


The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of Snowflakes

by Kenneth Libbrecht
Voyageur Press

Nominated by: Jeff Barger


The Secret of the Yellow Death: A True Story of Medical Sleuthing

by Suzanne Jurmain
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Trisha


The War to End All Wars: World War I

by Russell Freedman
Clarion Books

Nominated by: Becky


The World Famous Miles City Bucking Horse Sale

by Sneed B. Collard III
Bucking Horse Books

Nominated by: Sallie Lowenstein


The Year of Goodbyes: A true story of friendship, family and farewells

by Debbie Levy
Publisher not defined

Nominated by: Linda Himelstein


Theodore Roosevelt for Kids: His Life and Times, 21 Activities

by Kerrie Logan Hollihan
Chicago Review Press

Nominated by: Brandon Marie Miller


They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Alison Walker


This Is Rocket Science: True Stories of the Risk-taking Scientists who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth

by Gloria Skurzynski
National Geographic Children's Books

Nominated by: Tanita


Under a Red Sky: Memoir of a Childhood in Communist Romania

by Haya Leah Molnar
Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Nominated by: Greg Leitich Smith


Versus: Pirates

by Richard Platt
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Della Cheng


Versus: Warriors

by
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Lorraine Saullo


Voodoo in New Orleans

by Stephen Person
Bearport Publishing

Nominated by: Valerie


Watch This Space: Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces

by Hadley Dyer
Kids Can Press, Ltd

Nominated by: Amelie Roberge


William Shakespeare: His Life and Times

by Kristen McDermott
Templar

Nominated by: Denise Doyen


Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook Gross Junior Edition (Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks)

by David Borgenicht
Chronicle Books

Nominated by: Justin Mooney


You Were Made to Make a Difference

by Max Lucado
Thomas Nelson

Nominated by: Sherry Early


Zodiac Killer:Terror and Mystery

by Brenda  Haugen
Compass Point

Nominated by: Liz Rouse


The following nominated books are ineligible:
10 Inventors Who Changed the World (10 Series)

by Clive Gifford
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: October 13, 2009 publication date

Nominated by: Kevin Thomas


A Dog Named Slugger

by Leigh Brill
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Published for adult market.

Nominated by: Deborah Smith


Basher Rocks & Minerals: A Gem of a Read

by Simon Basher
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Sept. 29, 2009 publication date.

Nominated by: Summer Ogata


Benjamin Franklin, American Genius: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities (For Kids series)

by Brandon Marie Miller
Chicago Review Press

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: October 1, 2009 publication date.

Nominated by: Kerrie Hollihan


Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration

by Ann Bausum
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Apil 14, 2009 publication date

Nominated by: Madigan McGillicuddy


Fatty Legs: A True Story

by Christy Jordan-Fenton
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Duplicate. Other edition of this book already nominated.

Nominated by: Annick Press


Lifelines: Leonardo Da Vinci

by Steve Augarde
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: October 13, 2009 publication date. Also, "fictionalized" account.

Nominated by: Carlyn McKoy


Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I

by Ann Bausum
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: November 9, 2010 publication date. Eligible next year.

Nominated by: Elizabeth Bird


World of Wonders: The Most Mesmerizing Natural Phenomena on Earth

by Elisabeth Roman
Abrams for Young Readers

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: December 1, 2010 publication date

Nominated by: Brett Wright



Poetry


A Boy Had a Mother Who Bought Him a Hat

by Karla Kuskin
HarperCollins

Nominated by: Doret


All Around the Seasons

by Barney Saltzberg
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: Madigan McGillicuddy


All the Wild Wonders: Poems of Our Earth

by Wendy Cooling
Frances Lincoln Childrens Books

Nominated by: Sarah (aquafortis)


Amazing Faces

by ed. Lee Bennett Hopkins
Lee & Low Books, Inc.

Nominated by: Mary Ann Scheuer


An Eyeball in My Garden: And Other Spine-Tingling Poems

by
Marshall Cavendish Childrens Books

Nominated by: Mike Jung


Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters

by Jeannine Atkins
Henry Holt

Nominated by: Jenny Moss


Can You Dig It?

by Robert Weinstock
Hyperion

Nominated by: Hazel


Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

by Joyce Sidman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Julie Larios


Dinorific Poetry: Stories of ancient animals created by a father and son (Volume 1)

by Michael S Sgrignoli
CreateSpace

Nominated by: Julie


Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love

by Pat Mora
Knopf Books for Young Readers

Nominated by: Sylvia Vardell


Do Teachers Go to the Toilet? (English/Irish Poetry)

by Gabriel Fitzmaurice
Mercier Press

Nominated by: Sharon O'Donovan


Everybody Was a Baby Once: and Other Poems

by Allan Ahlberg
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: Danielle Smith (The1stdaughter)


GUYKU: A Year of Haiku for Boys

by Bob Raczka
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Becky


Give Me Wings

by ed. by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Holiday House

Nominated by: Richard West


Hallowilloween: Nefarious Silliness from Calef Brown

by Calef Brown
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Jennifer Laughran


I Didn't Do It

by Patricia Maclachlan
HarperCollins

Nominated by: morninglightmama


In the Wild

by David Elliott
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: Elizabeth Bird


Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies

by Julie Andrews
Little, Brown

Nominated by: Allison Moore


Looking Like Me

by Walter Dean Myers
Egmont USA

Nominated by: Jennifer Brod


Lots of Spots

by Lois Ehlert
Beach Lane Books

Nominated by: Sara Holmes


Maybe I'll Sleep in the Bathtub Tonight: and Other Funny Bedtime Poems

by Debbie Levy
Sterling Publishing

Nominated by: Monica Kulling


Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse

by Marilyn Singer
Penguin USA

Nominated by: Maggi Idzikowski (Mama Librarian)


Nest, Nook, and Cranny

by Susan Blackaby
Charlesbridge

Nominated by: Jone Rush MacCulloch


Ocean Soup: A Book of Tide Pool Poems

by Stephen R. Swinburne
Charlesbridge

Nominated by: Colleen Mondor


Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary

by Maya Gottfried
Random House Children's Books

Nominated by: Elaine Magliaro


Pirate Haiku: Bilge-sucking Poems of Booty, Grog, and Wenches for Scurvy Sea Dogs

by Michael P. Spradlin
Adams Media

Nominated by: Nicole


Poetrees

by Douglas Florian
Simon & Schuster

Nominated by: Jeff Barger


Poetry Speaks Who I Am with CD: Poems of Discovery, Inspiration, Independence, and Everything Else

by Elise Paschen
Sourcebooks, Inc.

Nominated by: Vasilly


Rumble, Roar, Dinosaur!: More prehistoric poems with lift-the-flap surprises

by Tony Mitton
Kingfisher

Nominated by: Marina Cambareri


Scarum Fair

by Jessica Swaim
Wordsong

Nominated by: Mary McKenna Siddals


Sharing the Seasons: A Book of Poems

by ed. by Lee Bennet Hopkins
Simon & Schuster

Nominated by: Cynthia Leitich Smith


Skywriting: Poems to Fly

by J. Patrick Lews
Creative Editions

Nominated by: Kim Lingbeck


Someone Used My Toothbrush and Other Bathroom Poems

by Carol Diggory Shields
Dutton Juvenile

Nominated by: Carol Hampton Rasco


Suzie Bitner Was Afraid of the Drain

by Barbara R. Vance
Copperplate Publishing

Nominated by: Pat


Sweethearts of Rhythm

by Marilyn Nelson
Penguin USA

Nominated by: Kelly Fineman


Switching on the Moon: A Very First Book of Bedtime Poems

by ed. by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters
Candlewick Press

Nominated by: heather wilks-jones


The Carnival of the Animals (Book and CD)

by Jack Prelutsky
Random House Children's Books

Nominated by: Kristen


The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound: A Birder's Journal

by Sallie Wolf
Charlesbridge

Nominated by: Lili Cohen


The Tighty Whitey Spider: And More Wacky Animal Poems I Totally Made Up

by Kenn Nesbitt
Sourcebooks, Inc.

Nominated by: Jennifer Donovan


Think Again

by JonArno Lawson
Kids Can Press, Ltd

Nominated by: Bigfoot


Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25

by Naomi Shihab Nye
HarperCollins

Nominated by: Andromeda Jazmon


Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors

by Joyce Sidman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Nominated by: Maggi Idzikowski (Mama Librarian)


Volcano Wakes Up!

by Lisa Westberg Peters
Henry Holt

Nominated by: Laura Purdie Salas


You Don't Even Know Me: Stories and Poems About Boys

by Sharon Flake
Disney Book Group

Nominated by: Kathy M Burnette


Zack, You're Acting Zany!: playful poems and riveting rhymes

by Marty Nystrom
Standard Publishing

Nominated by: Sherry Early


The following nominated books are ineligible:
Singing Away the Dark

by Caroline Woodward
Publisher not defined

Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Not released until 11/2010

Nominated by: Paul George

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