This award was established in 2014 to promote and recognize excellence in the writing of fiction for children. In particular this award recognizes fiction that has the potential for transforming children's lives by inviting compassion, imagination, and wonder. The award will be presented at the Books for Children Luncheon at the NCTE Annual Convention.
NOTE: The first award was presented at the 2015 NCTE Annual Convention in Minneapolis.
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To select the recipient of the annual Charlotte Huck Award and up to five honor books with both authors and illustrators receiving recognition.
CHAIR, Barbara Kiefer (2016)
(Ohio State University, Columbus)
ASSISTANT CHAIR, Detra Price-Dennis (2016)
(Teachers College, Columbia University, NY)
Desiree W. Cueto (2018)
(Tucson Unified School District, AZ)
Erika Thulin Dawes (2016) Incoming Chair
(Lesley University, Cambridge, MA)
Joyce Herbeck (2017)
(Montana State University, Bozeman)
Stacey Ross (2017)
(Casis Elementary School, Austin, TX)
Franki Sibberson (2016)
(Riverside Elementary School, Dublin, OH)
Executive Committee Liaison, Kathy Short
(University of Arizona, Tucson)
NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters-Moore