(Robert F.) Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee - 2020

Charge

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

Roster

Sally L. Miculek (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - sally.miculek@georgetown.org
Work Phone: (512) 931-7620
Fax: (512) 930-3764
Georgetown Public Library
402 W 8th St
Georgetown, TX 78626-5503
Ms. Armin Arethna (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - arminarethna@gmail.com
Work Phone: (510) 981-6223
Berkeley Public Library
2031 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704-1419
Dr. Joan L. Atkinson (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - jnjatkinson@hotmail.com
University of Alabama SLIS
4135 Windermere Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Ms. Edith Campbell (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - crazyquilts@hotmail.com
Work Phone: (812) 237-2058
Indiana State UniversityCunningham Memorial Library
510 N 6th 1/2 St
Terre Haute, IN 47809-1906
Eric Carpenter (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - erccarp@gmail.com
Work Phone: (404) 802-3450
Toomer Elementary School
65 Rogers St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
Christy Estrovitz (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - christy.estrovitz@sfpl.org
Work Phone: (415) 557-4218
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102-4705
Christi Showman Farrar (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - librarychristi@gmail.com
Work Phone: (508) 357-2121 x.323
Massachusetts Library System
225 Cedar Hill Street #229
Marlborough, MA 01752
Kathy Hicks-Brooks (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - kbrooks189@gmail.com
Work Phone: (317) 378-0673
Retired
190 Double Creek Drive #206
Plainfield, IN 46168
Dr. Ellen M. Pozzi (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - pozzie@wpunj.edu
Work Phone: (973) 720-3784
Fax: (973) 720-2009
William Paterson University
1600 Valley Rd
Wayne, NJ 07470-2043
Carol K. Phillips (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020) - CarolPhillipsLibrarian@gmail.com
Work Phone: (732) 254-7105
St. Bartholomew School
51 Winton Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4194
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, September 21, 2018, to September 21, 2021) - 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 Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee consists of nine members: one chair and three members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, and five members elected by the ALSC membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 8)

The 2020 Committee reviews books published in 2019 for the 2020 awards.

The 2020 award winners will be announced in January 2020.

Origin

Established in 2000 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163