Interview with 2007 Cybils Non-Fiction Picture Book Panelists Tricia Stohr-Hunt and Fiona Bayrock

Monday, January 7, 2008.

2007 Cybils Awards

Fall 2007 reading at our house had a higher than usual non-fiction slant as Andrea joined kidLit bloggers:

on the Non-Fiction Picture Books nominating committee for the second annual Cybils Awards.

In celebration of today’s announcement of finalists in Graphic Novels, Non-Fiction Picture Books, Non-Fiction MG/YA and Young Adult Novels categories of the 2007 Cybils Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards, Mark speaks with Non-Fiction Picture Book panelists Tricia Stohr-Hunt and Fiona Bayrock about a nomination and finalist process done completely online and how a team of five people were able to collaborate to pick seven of forty-six books.

Be sure to pop over to Cybils Central to get the scoop on all the fabulous finalists and, while you’re there, check out the full list of non-fiction picture book nominees.

You can also check out some of the panelists’ thoughts on some of the 46 nominated titles:

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2 Comments »

Comment by eisha

January 15, 2008 @ 8:41 pm

I finally got a chance to listen to this. Excellent interview, Mark! And Tricia and Fiona, how lovely to hear your voices! Great job – your passion for books really shines through. But… where’s Andrea?

Comment by David Judge

January 24, 2008 @ 9:40 am

This is a great interview. Thanks Mark, Tricia and Fiona! We appreciate the effort of all the panelists for the Non-Fiction Picture Book category. And congratulations on creating such a wonderful podcast site – lots of good stuff here!

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