Notable Children's Books Committee

Charge

To select, annotate, and present for publication annually the list of notable children's books of the preceding year.

Roster

Wendy C. Woodfill (Chair, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Ms. B. Allison Gray (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Chrystal Carr Jeter (Member, April 10, 2013, to February 1, 2014)
Dr. Ramona N. Kerby (Member, January 1, 2012, to February 1, 2014)
Jeanne McDermott (Member, January 1, 2012, to February 1, 2014)
Elizabeth C. Overmyer (Member, February 25, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Mrs. Bettye Loggins Smith (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Jennifer S. Smith (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Julie A. Tomlianovich (Member, January 1, 2013, to February 1, 2014)
Eva Marie Volin (Member, February 1, 2012, to January 31, 2014)
Larence James Wawro (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2011, to July 30, 2013)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Dan Bostrom (Staff Liaison, May 21, 2012, to December 15, 2023)
Caroline M. Jewell (Staff Liaison, March 26, 2012, to March 30, 2014)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

The Notable Children's Books Committee consists of eleven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 10)

Origin

Established in 1940 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

ALSC and ALA value committed and active committee members. Qualified ALSC members are welcome to volunteer to serve on ALSC's committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other ALSC committees by filling out an ALSC committee volunteer form. Depending on the committee, appointments take place either in the spring or fall. Accordingly, committee service begins either following Annual Conference or Midwinter Meeting.

Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163