(Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award Selection Committee - 2018


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


Sandra J. Imdieke (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Meagan Albright (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Kate Capps (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Renee M. Christiansen (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Rachee Fagg (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Joy Ruth Feldman (Member, March 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Maija L. Meadows (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Sylvie Juliet Shaffer (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
K. T. Horning (Consultant, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)

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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 2018 Committee reviews books published in 2017 for the 2018 awards.

The 2018 award winners were announced in February 2018.


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

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones