Award Manual Revision Task Force


To review and revise the manuals of the Newbery, Caldecott, Sibert, Geisel, Batchelder, and Wilder awards to address the following: 
Confidentiality and Promotion in the 21st Century
Refresh Eligibility Interpretations
Batchelder e-Book eligibility 
Wilder Committee changes 
Other housecleaning as identified


K. T. Horning (Chair, January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018) -
Work Phone: (608) 263-3721
CCBC -- UW-Madison
225 N Mills St
401 Teacher Education Building
Madison, WI 53706-1707

Thom Barthelmess (Member, January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018) -
Work Phone: (360) 305-3600 x243
Fax: (360) 305-3600
Whatcom County Library System
5205 Northwest Dr
Bellingham, WA 98226-9092

Diane Bailey Foote (Member, January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018) -
Work Phone: (708) 524-6054
Fax: (708) 524-6657
Dominican University SOIS
7900 Division St
River Forest, IL 60305-1066

Caitlin D. Jacobson (Member, February 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018) -
Work Phone: (907) 228-0420
Ketchikan High School Library
2610 4th Ave
Ketchikan High School Library
Ketchikan, AK 99901-5708

Judy Zuckerman (Member, January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018) -
Work Phone: (718) 230-2236
Fax: (718) 230-2784
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plz
Brooklyn, NY 11238-5619

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The ALSC Award Manual Revision Task Force consists of five (5) members including the chair. The term of the appointment is January 2017 through the adjournment of the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting.


Established at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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ALSC and ALA value committed and active committee members. Qualified ALSC members are welcome to volunteer to serve on ALSC's committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other ALSC committees by filling out an ALSC committee volunteer form. Depending on the committee, appointments take place either in the spring or fall. Accordingly, committee service begins either following Annual Conference or Midwinter Meeting.

Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones