Charlotte Decker Memorial Award
Charlotte Decker, in whose honor the award is given, was a long-time member of both the Children’s Library Services Section and the High School/Young Adult Section. She was a wellspring of knowledge about children’s and young adult books. Her booktalks at national conferences, featuring the latest children’s and YA books, were always well-attended and benefited librarians as well as teachers.
The selection committee consists of the executive boards ot the CLSS and HS/YASS, plus one representative from Charlotte Decker’s local Cincinnatti Chapter.
The winner of the award will be notified in time to make travel arrangements for the national convention