(Randolph) Caldecott Award Selection Committee - 2024


To select from the books published the preceding year within the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the award, the most distinguished American picture book for children.


Kathie L. Meizner (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Rita Baguio Christensen (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Eboni Dickerson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kendra Lu Jones (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Brooke E. Newberry (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Katie A. Paciga (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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The Caldecott Award Selection Committee consists of 15 members: one chair and 6 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, and 8 members elected by the ALSC membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 14)

*Beginning with the 2025 Caldecott Award Selection Committee, all members will be appointed from the ALSC membership at large.

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

The 2024 award winners will be announced in early 2024.


Established in 1938 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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