(Randolph) Caldecott Award Selection Committee - 2015

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

Dr. Junko Yokota (Chair, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Lucia Acosta (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Tali Balas (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Bradley E. Debrick (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Alison Adams Ernst (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Adrienne Leah Furness (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Jonathan Hunt (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Rebecca K. Jackman (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Roger Kelly (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Barbara Klipper (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Susan Kusel (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Amy Lilien - Harper (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Sharon McKellar (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Shilo J.M. Pearson (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Angela J. Reynolds (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Judy Zuckerman (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Caroline M. Jewell (Staff Liaison, March 26, 2012, to March 30, 2014)
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)

Origin

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

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Staff Liaison

Caroline Jewell
cjewell@ala.org
312-280-2163