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

Mr. Tom Bober
(Chair, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2025)
Dr. Brittany Adams
(Member, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2026)
Dr. Rebecca (Becki) B. Bishop
(Member, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2026)
Kate Carter
(Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Ms. Carla N. Larsen
(Member, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2026)
Ms. Rebecca Levitan
(Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Anne M. Link
(Member, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2026)
JENNIFER L. LONGEE
(Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Jennifer Minehardt
(Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Katy Punch
(Member, February 1, 2024, to January 31, 2026)
Cassandra N. Welch
(Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Ms. Jessica Gillis
(Consultant, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ana Cackley
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2030)

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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.

Staff Liaison

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