(Mildred L.) Batchelder Award Selection Committee - 2024

Charge

To select from the books published the preceding year the most outstanding book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States and subsequently published in English in the United States.

Roster

Natalie R. Ziarnik (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Kit Ballenger (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Lisa K. Boyd (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Emily M. Carlson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Katrin Stimmer (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

Publishers, please e-mail alscawards@ala.org for address information.

Composition

The Batchelder Award Selection Committee consists of four members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 4)

The 2024 Committee reviews books published in 2023 for the 2024 awards.

The 2024 award winners will be announced in early 2024.

Origin

Established in 1966 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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