Phoenix Award Committee

The Phoenix Award Committee selects the recipient of the Phoenix Award and the Phoenix Honor Book. The committee sponsors a panel annually at the Association's conference.  The Phoenix Award Committee and the Phoenix Picture Book Award Committee of the Children’s Literature Association are planning a joint session at the 2017 conference.  

Composition of the Committee
The Phoenix Award Committee consists of five members. Four committee members are elected for staggered three-year terms. The committee chair is appointed by the ChLA president with the approval of the Executive Board for a term of three years, which is renewable.

Committee Members

Chair: Lois Rauch Gibson, Coker College emerita, 2015-2018

Jean Stevenson, University of Minnesota - Duluth, 2014-2017

Claudia Mills, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2015-2018

Sara Day, Truman State University, 2015-2018

Elizabeth Goodenough, University of Michigan, 2016-2019


Phoenix Award Winners

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