Notable Children's Books Committee

Charge

To select, annotate, and present for publication annually a list of notable children's books published during the preceding year within the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the list.

Roster

Maeve Visser Knoth (Chair, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2019)
Mr. Christopher A. Brown (Member, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Shelley Diaz (Member, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Melody R. Frese (Member, February 1, 2017, to January 31, 2019)
Rose Garrett (Member, February 1, 2017, to January 31, 2019)
K. T. Horning (Member, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Jennifer Knight (Member, February 1, 2017, to January 31, 2019)
Amy M. Laughlin (Member, February 1, 2017, to January 31, 2019)
Dr. Marie A. LeJeune (Member, May 25, 2018, to January 31, 2020)
Sada Mozer (Member, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Kimberly Anne Patton (Member, January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Patty Saidenberg (Member, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2019)
Mrs. Edith Irene Ching (Consultant, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Alexandra Bell (Administrative Assistant, February 1, 2018, to January 31, 2019)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to July 31, 2018)

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Composition

The Notable Children's Books Committee consists of eleven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms, and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 10) Chair's term is one year.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Notable Children's Books Committee consists of eleven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms, and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 10) Chair's term is one year.

Origin

Established in 1940 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

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
312-280-2163