The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal.
The 2016 Finalists have been announced with Faith Volume 1 and Monstress Volume 1. In total, four of the seven finalists are from Diamond publishers.
The winner of the 2016 Cybils Award will be announced on February 14, 2017. The complete list of finalists are listed below:
- Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey | Farrar, Straus,& Giroux | 978-0374316983, $16.99
- Faith, Volume 1: Hollywood & Vine | Valiant Entertainment | 978-1682151211, $9.99
- Lucky Penny | Oni Press | 978-1620102879, $19.99
- March Book 3 | Top Shelf Productions | 978-1603094023, $19.99
- Monstress Volume 1: Awakening | Image Comics | 978-1632157096, $9.99
- Ms. Marvel Volume 5: Super Famous | Marvel | 978-0785196112, $17.99
- Trashed | Harry N Abrams | 978-1419714542, $18.95