Cybils Awards 2017 Winners Announced

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 finalists for 2017 have been revealed for all categories including Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novels and Young Adult Graphic Novels. For a full list of all finalists in the graphic novel categories, click here. See below for the winners in all categories.

Board Books: Changing Faces: Meet Happy Bear, Published by Harry N Abrams

Fiction Picture Books: Big Cat, Little Cat, Published by Roaring Brook Press

Easy Readers: King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code, Published by Peachtree

Early Chapter Books: Wedgie & Gizmo, Published by HarperCollins Childrens

Elementary Non-Fiction: Hatching Chicks in Room 6, Published by Charlesbridge

Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novels: Where's Halmoni?, Published by Little Bigfoot

Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction: The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart, Published by Bloomsbury USA

Middle Grade Fiction: Refugee, Published by Scholastic

Middle Grade Non-Fiction: Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!, Published by Walden Pond Press

Poetry: I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups, Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Junior High Non-Fiction: The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found, Published by Candlewick Press

Senior High Non-Fiction: Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers, Published by Henry Holt

Young Adult Graphic Novels: Spill Zone, Published by First Second

Young Adult Fiction: Piecing Me Together, Published by Bloomsbury USA

Young Adult Speculative Fiction: Scythe (Arc of a Scythe), Published by Simon & Schuster