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


Orbis Pictus SealTo 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.


2015 Annual Report

Current Members

CHAIR: Cyndi Giorgis (2016)
(University of Texas at El Paso)

ASSISTANT CHAIR, Jeanne Gilliam Fain (2016)
(Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN)

Mary Ann Cappiello (2016) Incoming Chair
(Lesley University, Cambridge, MA)

Denise Davila (2018)
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Jennifer M. Graff (2018)
(University of Georgia, Athens)

Marianne Richardson (2016)
(The Heritage School, Newnan, GA)

Scott Riley (2017)

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

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters-Moore

Past Members 

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