Reading, Teaching, Learning

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Celebration Saturday - The Cybils Awards!

Discover. Play. Build. 
 I'm so happy that Ruth Ayres started a Celebrate Link-Up on her blog!!!  I will be joining the celebration every Saturday!!
     My big celebratory news is that I was selected as a Round 2 Middle Grade Fiction Judge for the 2014 Cybils Awards!
 
     This children's and young adult bloggers' literary award is something I've followed for several years now, especially since I've started blogging and following blogs.  I always get excited about book award lists, and this is one of the best.  It's very exciting to be a part of the selection process.  I'll be serving as a Round 2 Judge with Alex Baugh (@randomlyreading), Terry Doherty (@thereadingtub), Jennifer Donovan (@5M4B), and Heidi Grange (@GeoLibrarian).  The chair is Karen Yingling (MsYingling).  After visiting all their excellent literary blogs, I'm even more amazed and humbled that I was chosen.  Be sure to join in on the nominating process beginning October 1st.  Bring on the books!

 

14 comments:

  1. Congratulations Holly!!! You'll make a great judge! I can't wait to hear all about this experience!

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  2. Now that is something wonderful to celebrate. Happy reading!

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  3. Hooray and huge congrats! I'm excited to learn about your favorite MG books.

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  4. Congratulations, how exciting for you!

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  5. Yay for CYBILS! I'm so excited for it and what books will be shared!

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  6. Again congrats on the Cybils-much to celebrate, being on the committee, working with fantastic people, and learning even more about books. You'll be great, Holly!

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  7. This is something new for me to discover. Hurrah for this opportunity for you. Enjoy.

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  8. Holly, it's so exciting to see names I "know" on the judges' list for the Cybils. There are so many great MG books this year. How will you ever choose?
    And now for my burning question? I love the labels (tags) you use on books you review. Do you just think them up yourself? Or do they come from a source that I can access?

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    1. Ramona - I copy and paste them from my Goodreads review. I make them up in Goodreads according to how I want to "shelve" books. It's so helpful later when I want to gather text sets around a theme topic or lesson I want to teach.

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  9. Congratulations! That is so exciting! You're going to do a fantastic job :)

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  10. I am so excited for you Holly! You are perfect for this. Hoorah!

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  11. Happy reading. Happy judging. I am doing poetry this year. I've never judged before. I am looking forward to this experience.

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  12. So cool! It will be an exciting time for you. Have a great reading adventure!

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