Great Graphic Novels for Teens Committee Description

Type: Standing

Membership: 11, plus an administrative assistant, if requested by the chair, and a consultant from the staff of Booklist.


  • Current membership in YALSA
  • Experience in evaluating library materials, such as relevant course work, on the job materials evaluation experience, writing reviews and/or relevant articles, previous selection committee experience, etc.
  • Ability to attend both ALA's Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference during your term of appointment on the committee.
  • Ability to dedicate a significant amount of time to seeking out and reading relevant titles.
  • No conflicts of interest in accordance with YALSA’s Award & Selection Committee Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Previous service on a YALSA committee/jury/taskforce is preferred.

For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook.

Term of Office: 2 years, commencing Feb. 1 and ending Jan. 31 two years later.

Function: To annually prepare an annotated list of significant titles in a graphic novel format that appeal to a young adult audience.

Procedures: Read the full Policies & Procedures.