(Randolph) Caldecott Award Selection Committee - 2024

Charge

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.

Roster

Kathie L. Meizner
(Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Maria Paz Alegre
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Amanda Bressler
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Rita A. Christensen
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lisa C. Dennis
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Eboni Dickerson
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Darryn Diuguid
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Andrea Erickson
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Abby Johnson
(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)
Hannah Lee Park
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Tara Phethean
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Jade B. Valenzuela
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ana Cackley
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2029)

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Composition

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.

Origin

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

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

The 2024 award winners will be announced in early 2024.

Staff Liaison

ALSC Awards Coordinator

312-280-2163

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