(Theodor Seuss) Geisel 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 American book for beginning readers.

Roster

Sarah Stippich (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ellysa Stern Cahoy (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Angela Frederick (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Diana Garcia (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Alex Matheson (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Cathryn M. Mercier (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Toby D. Rajput (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Caitlin D. Jacobson (Consultant, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Katie Connelly (Staff Liaison, April 30, 2019, to April 30, 2024)

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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)

Subcommitees and Task Forces

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 2019 committee is reviewing books published in 2018 for the 2019 awards

The 2019 awards will be announced in January 2019.

Origin

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

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Staff Liaison

ALSC Awards Coordinator
312-280-2163