(Randolph) Caldecott Award Selection Committee - 2017

Charge

To select from the books published the preceding year within the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the awards, the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Roster

Rhonda K. Gould (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Martin Blasco (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Miriam Lang Budin (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Marian L. Creamer (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Erica Dean Glenn (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Stacy Dillon (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Brian D. Hart (Member, December 31, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mrs. Holly Jin (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Lauren Aimonette Liang (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Susan Z. Melcher (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Janet C. Mumford (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Laurie B. Reese (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Lisa Von Drasek (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ashley Waring (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Brian E. Wilson (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
K. T. Horning (Consultant, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Aimee Strittmatter (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2017)

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Composition

The Caldecott Award Selection Committee consists of 15 members: one chair and 6 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, and 8 members elected by the ALSC membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 14)

The 2017 Committee is reviewing books published in 2016 for the 2017 awards.

The 2017 award winners will be announced in January 2017.

Origin

Established in 1938 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163