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Finalists announced for the 2012 Cybils

The finalists were announced Tuesday  for this year’s Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards, or Cybils. Nominations for the awards are taken from the general public beginning in October, and the Cybils judges make the final choices. Here are the books that made the final cut in the graphic novel category:

Elementary/Middle Grade
Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller, by Joseph Lambert
Giants Beware! by Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado
Hilda and the Midnight Giant, by Luke Pearson
Little White Duck: A Childhood in China, by Na Liu and Andrés Vera Martínez
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad! by Nathan Hale

Young Adult
Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, by Lila Quintero Weaver
Drama, by Raina Telgemeier
Friends with Boys, by Faith Erin Hicks
Ichiro, by Ryan Inzana
Marathon, by Boaz Yakin

The winners will be announced on February 14, and in the meantime, having read most of these books, I can testify that there’s plenty of good reading here.

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Oh lordy, how could I choose? They’re all great!

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