(Robert F.) Sibert Informational Book Award Selection Committee - 2013

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

Ms. Deborah Denise Taylor (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Sam Bloom (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Ann D. Carlson (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Cindy Dobrez (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Dona J. Helmer (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Erlene Bishop Killeen (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Christopher Lassen (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Angela Newman (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Karla M. Schmit (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Judy Zuckerman (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 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 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)

Origin

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

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Staff Liaison

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