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Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children's Literature Committee

2015 Orbis Pictus Award WinnerCharge

To select the recipient of the annual Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children and up to five honor books; to propose a session on nonfiction books for children and plan a session featuring the award winning author at NCTE's Annual Convention; and to promote the use of nonfiction children's books in the classroom.

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2014 Annual Report

Orbis Pictus SealCurrent Members

CHAIR: Cyndi Giorgis (2016)
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Mary Ann Cappiello (2017)
(Lesley University, Cambridge, MA)

Jeanne Gilliam Fain (2017)
(Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN)

Joyce Herbeck (2015)
(Montana State University, Bozeman)

Marie LeJeune (2016)
(Western Oregon University, Monmouth)

Ruth McKoy Lowery (2016)
(University of Florida, Gainesville)

Marianne Richardson (2017)
(The Heritage School, Newnan, GA)

Scott Riley (2017)

Edward T. Sullivan (2015)
(Oak Ridge, TN)

Executive Committee Liaison, Kathy Short
(University of Arizona, Tucson)

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

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