According to ALSC policy, the current year's Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré, Sibert, Geisel, and Batchelder Award and Honor books automatically are added to the Notable Children's Books list.
According to the ALSC Notable Children’s Books Committee manual, these categories loosely represent the following: Younger Readers – Preschool-grade 2 (age 7), including easy-to-read books; Middle Readers – Grades 3-5, ages 8-10; Older Readers – Grades 6-8, ages 11-14; All Ages – Has appeal and interest for children in all of the above age ranges
Maeve Knoth, chair, Phillips Brooks School, San Carlos, Calif.
Skye Corey, Meridian (Idaho) Library District
Tiffeni Fontno, Boston College, Cambridge, Mass.
Melody Frese, Ladue Middle School, Webster Grove, Mo.
Mary Garrett, Atlanta, Ga.
Ariana Hussain, Alexandria, Va.
Jennifer Knight, North Olympic Library System, Port Angeles, Wash.
Amy Laughlin, New Haven, Conn.
Benjamin Martin, Saint James School, Montgomery, Ala.
Patty Saidenberg, New York
Maria Simon, Wood County District Public Library, Bowling Green, Ohio