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NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children

Charge

To recommend on a regular basis every two years a living American poet for the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children in recognition of his or her aggregate work; to sustain the collection of poetry books of award winners, past and future, in the University of Minnesota, Kerlan Collection; to recognize and foster excellence in children's poetry by encouraging its publiĀ­cation; and to explore ways to acquaint teachers and children with poetry through such means as publications, programs, and displays.

Poetry Award SealNCTE Poetry Award Winners

2015 Award Winner:  Marilyn Singer
Read the press release and visit Marilyn's website at http://marilynsinger.net

2014 Annual Report 

Current Members 2012-2015

CHAIR, Nancy Hadaway
(University of Texas, Arlington)

Darcy H. Bradley
(Eastern Washington University, Cheney)

Kathryn Button
(Texas Tech University, Lubbock)

Lesley Colabucci
(Millersville University of Pennsylvania)

Mary Lee Hahn
(Daniel Wright Elemetnary School, Columbus, OH)

Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
(Holland, NY)

Terrell Young
(Brigham Young University, Provo, UT)

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

NCTE Administrative Liaison, Linda Walters

Past Members 

 

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