(Laura Ingalls) Wilder Award Selection Committee - 2015

Charge

To select the recipient of the wilder award, established by ALSC to give recognition each two years to an author or illustrator whose books published in the U.S., have, over a period of years, made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.

Roster

Karen Nelson Hoyle (Chair, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Mr. Christopher A. Brown (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
K. T. Horning (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Mrs. Jane B. Marino (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Ellen Hunter Ruffin (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Judy Zuckerman (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)

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Composition

The Wilder Award Selection Committee consists of five members: one chair and one member appointed from the ALSC membership at large, and three members elected by the ALSC membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 4)

Origin

Established in 1954 or 1955 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones
312-280-2163