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

Nancy L. Funes (Member, February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2023)
Julie Jesernik (Member, February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2023)
April Rachelle Roy (Member, February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2023)
Kelly-Ann S. Smith (Member, February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2023)
Kari Wall (Member, February 1, 2021, to January 31, 2023)
Maeve Visser Knoth (Consultant, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

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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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  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

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