(John) Newbery Award Selection Committee - 2019

Charge

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

Roster

Ellen M. Riordan (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - ellen.riordan@dc.gov
DC Public Library
1990 K. Street Nw
Washington, DC 20001

Ms. Emily Bayci (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - emilybayci@gmail.com
Naperville Public Library
2035 S. Naper Blvd.
Naperville, IL 60565

Dr. Naomi R. Caldwell (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - inpeacencw@aol.com
Work Phone: (334) 229-8582
Alabama State University, ISP
Ralph Abernathy Hall 311
Montgomery, AL 36106

Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - spark@stkate.edu
Work Phone: (763) 226-4782
St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University Mlis Program
2004 Randolph Ave. #4125
St. Paul, MN 55105

Mary Dubbs (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - mary.dubbs@gmail.com
Work Phone: (612) 543-8453
Hennepin County Library
1315 Lowry Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Mrs. Sondra Eklund (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - sondra.eklund@fairfaxcounty.gov
Work Phone: (703) 293-2104
Fax: (703) 293-6227
Fairfax County Public Library
10360 North St
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514

Robbin Ellis Friedman (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - robbin.friedman@gmail.com
Work Phone: (914) 238-4779
Chappaqua Library
195 S Greeley Ave
Chappaqua, NY 10514-3398

Pamela Archer Hamlin (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - pamela.hamlin@pgcmls.info
Work Phone: (301) 699-3500
Prince George's County Memorial Library System
9601 Capital Lane
Largo, MD 20774

Mr. Gregory D. Lum (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - alsc.lum@gmail.com
Work Phone: (503) 292-2663
Clark Library
Clark Library
9000 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, OR 97225-2491

Abigail Yvonne Morales (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - amorales251@mtsac.edu
Work Phone: (909) 274-4298
Mt San Antonio College
Library And Learning Resource Center
1100 North Grand Ave
Walnut, CA 91789-1399

Ms. Lalitha Nataraj (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - owleeta@gmail.com
California State University, San Marcos
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92078

Mrs. Alma Ramos-McDermott (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - ramosmcdermott@gmail.com
Lake Trafford Elementary School
Lake Trafford Elementary School Library
3500 Lake Trafford Rd.
Immokalee, FL 34142

Mrs. Stephanie Malosh Rivera (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - smalosh.rivera@gmail.com
Work Phone: (630) 790-6733
Glen Ellyn Public Library
400 Duane St
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Ms. Sue Z. Rokos (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - srokos@mvls.info
Work Phone: (518) 355-2010 x226
Fax: (518) 355-0674
Mohawk Valley Library System
858 Duanesburg Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306-1095

Dr. Terrell A. Young (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - terrell_young@byu.edu
Work Phone: (801) 373-0620
Brigham Young University
201 McKb # 1
Provo, UT 84602-5001

Caitlin D. Jacobson (Consultant, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019) - caitlin.jacobson@k21schools.org
Work Phone: (907) 228-0420
Ketchikan High School Library
2610 4th Ave
Ketchikan High School Library
Ketchikan, AK 99901-5708

Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018) - cjones@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-5839
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Composition

The Newbery 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)

Subcommitees and Task Forces

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

The 2019 awards will be announced in January 2019. 

Origin

Established in 1922 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Aimee Strittmatter
astrittmatter@ala.org
312-280-2163