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Cybil Awards for Fantasy/Science Fiction

The Cybils (Children and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards) have announced their 2009 nominations in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category.

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
Any Which Wall by Laurel Snyder
The Bag of Bones: The Second Tale from the Five Kingdoms (Tales from the Five Kingdoms) by Vivian French
The Book of Knowledge (Sacred Books, Volume II) by David Michael Slater
The Boy Who Fell Down Exit 43 by Harriet Godwin
The Brotherhood of the Traveling Underpants (Melvin Beederman, Superhero) by Greg Trine
Camp Alien (Alien Agent) by Pamela F. Service
Candle Man, Book One: The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance by Glen Dakin
Century #1: Ring by Fire by Pierdomenico Baccalario
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #5: Oath Breaker by Michelle Paver
Daddy’s Little Angel (Bedeviled) by Shani Petroff
Damsel by Susan E Connolly
Dandelion Fire: Book 2 of the 100 Cupboards by N D. Wilson
Darkwood by M.E. Breen
Dragon Spear by Jessica Day George
The Dragon of Trelian by Michelle Knudsen
The Dragon’s Pearl (The Adventures of Marco Polo) by Devin Jordan
The Dragons of Ordinary Farm by Tad Williams
Dreamdark: Silksinger (Faeries of Dreamdark) by Laini Taylor
The Emerald Tablet (The Forgotten Worlds) by P. J. Hoover
Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull
The Faceless Ones (Skulduggery Pleasant) by Derek Landy
Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter by R. J. Anderson
Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen by Serena Valentino
The Farwalker’s Quest by Joni Sensel
Flight of the Phoenix (Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist, Book I) by R. L. LaFevers
Fortune’s Folly by Deva Fagan
Fortune’s Magic Farm by Suzanne Selfors
The Ghost on the Stairs (Haunted) by Chris Eboch
The Grey Ghost (Wolf’s Apprentice) by Julie Hahnke
Hannah (Daughters Of The Sea) by Kathryn Lasky
Hannah’s Winter by Kieran Meehan
The Healing Wars; Book One: The Shifter by Janice Hardy
Heroes of the Valley by Jonathan Stroud
The Hotel Under the Sand by Kage Baker
I So Don’t Do Mysteries by Barrie Summy
The Immortal Fire (Cronus Chronicles) by Anne Ursu
Jake Ransom and the Skull King’s Shadow by James Rollins
Jaspa’s Journey: The Great MigrationJasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware (M. T. Anderson’s Thrilling Tales)Kendra Kandlestar and the Shard from Greeve (The Chronicles of Kendra Kandlestar Book 3)Keyholders #1: This Side of MagicLand Keep (Farworld)The Last Apprentice: Clash of the Demons by Joseph Delaney
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5)The Last SynapsidThe Little Secret by Kate Saunders
The Lost ConspiracyThe Magic Thief: Lost by Sarah Prineas
Magician of OzThe Magician’s ElephantMagickeepers: The Eternal HourglassThe Mammoth Academy in Trouble! by Neil Layton
Mike Stellar: Nerves of SteelThe MousehunterThe Museum of Mary Child by Cassandra Golds
My Rotten Life (Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie)The Navel of the World (The Forgotten Worlds, Book 2)Night of the Living Lawn OrnamentsThe Nine Pound Hammer: Book 1 of The Clockwork Dark by Jean Calude Bemis
Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus (Ologies)Odd and the Frost GiantsOttoline Goes to SchoolThe Outlandish Adventures of Liberty AimesThe Poisons of Caux: The Hollow Bettle (Book I) by Susannah Applebaum
The Prince of Fenway ParkQuest for the SimurghRanger’s Apprentice: The Siege of Macindaw: Book 6Revenge of the Itty-Bitty Brothers (Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?)RoarThe Runaway Dragon by Kate Combs
The Secret of ZoomThe Secrets of the Cheese Syndicate by Donna St. Clair
Sent (Missing)The Serial Garden: The Complete Armitage Family Stories (Junior Library Guild Selection) by Joan Aiken
The Sisters Grimm: Book Seven: The Everafter War (Bk. 7) by Michael Buckley
Skeleton CreekThe Softwire: Wormhole Pirates on Orbis 3 by P. J. Haarsma
SpellbinderStonewall Hinkleman and the Battle of Bull RunSuddenly Supernatural: Scaredy KatSyren (Septimus Heap, Book 5)The Taker and the Keeper (The Red Monocle)Tentacles by Roland Smith
Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris by R. L. LaFevers
Timothy and the Dragon’s Gate by Adrienne Kress
Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle
Troll’s Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
The Undrowned Child by Michael Lovric
The Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech
A Walk Through A Window by K. C. Dyer
Water, Water Everywhere (Sluggers) by Loren Long
When Wishes Come True by Barbara B. Slater
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
The Wyrm King (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles) by Holly Black
Zorgmazoo by Robert Paul Weston

Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund
The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry
Another Faust by Daniel And Dina Nayeri
ArchEnemy (The Looking Glass Wars) by Frank Beddor
As You Wish by Jackson Pearce
Ash by Malinda Lo
Ask and the Answer, The: Chaos Walking: Book Two by Patrick Ness
The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book 2) by Kelley Armstrong
Backtracked by Pedro de Alcantara
Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender
Ballad: A Gathering of Faerie by Maggie Stiefvater
Betraying Season (Leland Sisters, Book 2) by Marissa Doyle
Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, Book 4) by Richelle Mead
Bloodhound (The Legend of Beka Cooper, Book 2) by Tamora Pierce
Blue Moon: The Immortals by Alyson Noel
Bones of Faerieby Janni Lee Simner
The Brain Finds a Leg by Martin Chatterton
Caenus and The Quiver of Artemis (Of Kings And Gods: Book 1) by Christopher S. Ledbetter
Candor by Pam Bachorz
The Carbon Diaries: 2015 by Saci Lloyd
Carpe Corpus (Morganville Vampires, Book 6) by Rachel Caine
Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins
City of Glass (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors
Creature of the Night by Kate Thompson
Dark Calling (The Demonata #9) by Darren Shan
Dark Visions: The Strange Power; The Possessed; The Passion by L. J. Smith
Daughter of the Flames by Zoë Marriott
Dead Girl in Love: A Dead Girl Book by Linda Joy Singleton
The Demon’s Lexicon by Sarah Rees Brennan
Dreaming Anastasia: A Novel of Love, Magic, and the Power of Dreams by Joy Preble
Dull Boy by Sarah Cross
DupliKate by Cherry Cheva
The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King
Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith
The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire
The Everafter by Amy Huntley
Evermore: The Immortals by Alyson Noel
Evidence of Angels by Suzanne Scalora
Eyes Like Stars: Theatre Illuminata, Act I by Lisa Mantchev
Fade (Wake, Book 2) by Lisa McMann
Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog
Falling Bakward by Henry Melton
Fate by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Firebirds Soaring: An Anthology of Original Speculative Fiction by Nancy Springer
Forest Born (Books of Bayern) by Shannon Hale
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
Gateway to DreamWorld by Brenda Estacio
Generation Dead: Kiss of Life by Daniel Waters
Ghost Town by Richard W. Jennings
Gifted: Out of Sight, Out of Mind by Marilyn Kaye Kingfisher
Girl in the Arena by Lisa Hanes
Give Up the Ghost by Megan Crewe
Goddess Boot Camp (Oh. My. Gods.) by Tera Lynn Childs
Guardian Of The Darkness (Moribito) by Nahoko Uehashi
Half World by Hiromi Goto
Highway to Hell (Maggie Quinn: Girl Vs Evil) by Rosemary Clement Moore
The Hollow by Jessica Verday
The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade
Hunger: A Gone Novel by Michael Grant
Hunted (House of Night, Book 5) by P. C. Cast
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
I Was A Teenage Alien by Jane Greenhill
Ice by Sarah Beth Durst
Immortal by Gillian Shields
Intertwined (Harlequin Teen) by Gena Showalter
Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
A Kiss In Time by Alex Flinn
Legacy by Tom Sniegoski
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Libyrinth by Pearl North
Lips Touch by Laini Taylor
Malice by Chris Wooding
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy) by James Dashner
Meridian by Amber Kizer
The Midnight Charter by David Whitley
Mirrorscape (Mirrorscape Trilogy) by Mike Wilks
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison
My Soul to Take (Harlequin Teen) by Rachel Vincent
Need by Carrie Jones
Never Slow Dance with a Zombie by E. Van Lowe
Night Runner: A Novel by Max Turner
A Novel Of The Titanic (Distant Waves) by Suzanne Wyn
Once a Princess (Sasharia En Garde) by Sherwood Smith
Once A Witch by Carolyn MacCullough
The Pace by Shelena Shorts
Pastworld by Ian Beck
Prada and Prejudice by Manda Hubbard
The Princess And The Bear by Mette Ivie Harrison
Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
Prism by Faye Kellerman
Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters Trilogy, Book I) by Michelle Zink
Radiant Darkness by Emily Whitman
Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris
Sacred Scars (A Resurrection of Magic, Book 2) by Kathleen Duey
Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
Second Skin by Jessica Wollman
Serendipity Market by Penny Blubaugh
Shadow on the Stones (The Sacred Stones) by Moyra Caldecott
Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell
Shimmer by Dallas Reed
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Silver Phoenix: Beyond the Kingdom of Xia by Cindy Pon
The Singing: The Fourth Book of Pellinor (Pellinor Series) by Alison Croggon
The Siren by Kiera Cass
Snap by Carol Snow
Son of the Great River by Elijah Meeks
The Sorceress (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel) by Michael Scott
Soul Enchilada by David Macinnis Gill
Soulless by Christopher Golden
Soulstice (The Devouring #2) by Simon Holt
The Splendor Falls by Rosemary Clement Moore
Starfire Angels by Melanie Nilles
Stealing Death by Janet Lee Carey
Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
Swoon by Nina Malkin
Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
The Tear Collector by Patrick Jones
Tenth Grade Bleeds (Chronicles of Vladimir Tod) by Heather Brewer
Thirteenth Child (Frontier Magic Book) by Patricia C. Wrede
Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis
The Tomorrow Code by Brian Falkner
The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall by L. J. Smith
The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Book 4) by Melissa De La Cruz
The Waking: Dreams of the Dead by Thomas Randall
The Walls have Eyes by Clare B. Dunkle
Watersmeet by Ellen Jensen Abbott
Wings by Aprilynne Pike
A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott
Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
Worldweavers: Cybermage by Alma Alexander