(Mildred L.) Batchelder Award Selection Committee - 2019

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

Tessa Michaelson Schmidt (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Sandra Farag (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Lorrie Anne Hansen (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Madeleine Ildefonso (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Kathy G. Short (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Caitlin D. Jacobson (Consultant, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Katie Connelly (Staff Liaison, April 30, 2019, to April 30, 2024)

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Composition

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

Subcommitees and Task Forces

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

The 2019 Committee is reviewing books published in 2018 for the 2019 awards.

The 2019 award winners will be announced in January 2019.

Origin

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

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Staff Liaison

ALSC Awards Coordinator
312-280-2163