(Randolph) Caldecott Award Selection Committee - 2016

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

Ms. Rachel Godwin Payne (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Lauren Mary Anduri (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Prof. Alan R. Bailey (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sarah Bean Thompson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Jill Bellomy (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sharon Deeds (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Brian Fahey (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Laura A. Given (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Celia Wadsworth Jackson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Elise R. Katz (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Karen Ann MacPherson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Nicole Powell (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Tess Prendergast (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Jennifer Kay Ralston (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Tessa Michaelson Schmidt (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Viki L. Ash (Consultant, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Aimee Strittmatter (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)

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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 2016 Caldecott Award Committee is reviewing books published in 2015 for the 2016 awards.

The 2016 award winners will be announced in January 2016.

Origin

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

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163