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Cybils Winners Announced!

Sometimes an awards list comes out and you think, “not too shabby”. Other times an awards list comes out and you think, “absolutely no shabbiness here whatsoever. Indeed, zero shabbiness”. That’s the 2012 Cybils winners. It’s an excellent group of winners.

As a member of the Fiction Picture Book committee, I’m thrilled A Home for Bird ended up taking the prize. Click here for all the winners.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. So glad to know about this set of awards, and SO glad that someone gave this beautiful book an award! It is nice to see real beauty in picture books appreciated. I am quite discouraged by the Caldecotts this year.

  2. Also SO HAPPY that Wonder by RJ Palacio won! YAY for the Cybils!!!