Cybils Awards 2019 Finalists 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 2019 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 each category, click here. See below for the finalists of the Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novels and Young Adult Graphic Novels categories.


Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novels

  • Crush | Yen Press
  • Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women | Little Brown Books
  • New Kid | HarperCollins
  • Operatic  | Groundwood Books
  • The Hidden Witch | Graphix
  • The Tea Dragon Festiva | Oni Press
  • Tiger vs. Nightmare | First Second
Young Adult Graphic Novels
  • Grimoire Noir | First Second
  • Kiss Number 8 | First Second
  • Mooncakes | Lion Forge
  • Surviving the City Volume 1 | Highwater Press
  • They Called Us Enemy | IDW Publishing
  • This Place: 150 Years Retold | Highwater Press