(Mildred L.) Batchelder Award Selection Committee - 2020

Charge

To select from the books published the preceding year the most outstanding book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the united states and subsequently published in English in the United States.

Roster

Dr. Lauren Aimonette Liang (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Dr. Danilo Madayag Baylen (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Dr. Marianne Martens (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Patty Gonzales Ramirez (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Jan S. Watkins (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)

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Resources

Publishers, please e-mail alscawards@ala.org for address information.

Composition

The Batchelder Award Selection Committee consists of four members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 4)

The 2020 Committee reviews books published in 2019 for the 2020 awards.

The 2020 award winners will be announced in January 2020.

Origin

Established in 1966 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
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