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 will be presented at the 2015 NCTE Annual Convention in Minneapolis.
Apply to be on the Committee.
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 (2017)
(Ohio State University, Columbus)
Denise Davila (2016)
(University of Georgia, Athens)
Detra Price-Dennis (2016)
(Teachers College, Columbia University, NY)
Nancy Roser (2015)
(University of Texas, Austin)
Franki Sibberson (2017)
(Riverside Elementary School, Dublin, OH)
Fran Wilson (2015)
(Madeira Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH)
Angie Zapata (2016)
Executive Committee Liaison, Kathy Short
(University of Arizona, Tucson)
NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters-Moore