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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View the list of award-winning books.
2013 Annual Report
CHAIR: Cyndi Giorgis (2016)
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
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)
Edward T. Sullivan (2015)
(Oak Ridge, TN)
Executive Committee Liaison, Kathy Short
(University of Arizona, Tucson)
NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters