Children's Literature Legacy Award Selection Committee - 2022

Charge

To annually select the recipient of the Children's Literature Legacy Award, established by ALSC to give recognition to an author or illustrator whose books published in the U.S., have, over a period of years, made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.

Roster

Brian E. Wilson (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Susan Dunn (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Nick M. Glass (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Denise Rae Lyons (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Lucinda S. Whitehurst (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Deanna Mae ROMRIELL (Consultant, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Jordan Dubin (Staff Liaison, October 21, 2019, to June 30, 2022)

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Composition

The Children's Literature Legacy Award Selection Committee consists of the following five (5) members: Three (3) members to be elected every year from a slate of no fewer than six (6), a chairperson appointed by the president, and one (1) member appointed by the president, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair.

Origin

Established in 1954 or 1955 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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  • Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

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Staff Liaison

Jordan Dubin, ALSC Awards Coordinator
312-280-2163