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

Wendy C. Woodfill (Chair, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Ms. B. Allison Gray (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Chrystal Carr Jeter (Member, April 10, 2013, to February 1, 2014)
Dr. Ramona Kerby (Member, January 1, 2012, to February 1, 2014)
Jeanne McDermott (Member, January 1, 2012, to February 1, 2014)
Elizabeth C. Overmyer (Member, February 25, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Mrs. Bettye Loggins Smith (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Jennifer S. Smith (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Julie A. Tomlianovich (Member, January 1, 2013, to February 1, 2014)
Eva Marie Volin (Member, February 1, 2012, to January 31, 2014)
Larence James Wawro (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2011, to July 30, 2013)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Dan Bostrom (Staff Liaison, May 21, 2012, to April 1, 2017)
Caroline M. Jewell (Staff Liaison, March 26, 2012, to March 30, 2014)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

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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.

Origin

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

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  • Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

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