Book Award Committee

The ChLA Book Award is awarded annually by the Children's Literature Association to recognize outstanding book-length contributions to children's literature scholarship and criticism.

Composition of the Committee:

The Book Award Committee consists of six members, two elected each year for a term of three years, and a chair, who is appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Board for a term of three years. Terms begin immediately following the ChLA annual business meeting.

Committee Members:

Chair: Ivy Linton Stabell, Iona College, 2017-2020
Charles Hatfield, California State University, Northridge, 2016-2019
Anastasia Ulanowicz, University of Florida, 2016-2019 
Monica Flegel, Lakehead University, 2017-2020
Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University, 2017-2020
Megan A. Norcia, SUNY College at Brockport, 2018-2021
Joseph T. Thomas, San Diego State University, 2018-2021


Book Award Winners