(Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award Selection Committee - 2017

Charge

To select from the books published the preceding year within the terms, definitions and criteria governing the awards, the most distinguished American book for beginning readers.

Roster

Ms. Shilo J.M. Pearson (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Patricia Ann Carleton (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Miriam Gerald Martinez (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Kathleen Neil (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Susannah Richards (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Madeline Walton-Hadlock (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Judy Zuckerman (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
K. T. Horning (Consultant, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Aimee Strittmatter (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2017)

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Composition

The Geisel Award Selection Committee consists of seven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 6)

The 2017 Committee is reviewing books published in 2016 for the 2017 awards.

The 2017 award winners will be announced in January 2017.
 

Origin

Established in 2004 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163