The 2019 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture committee welcomes suggestions from ALSC members for the 2019 lecturer. The lecturer may be an author, critic, librarian, historian, or teacher of children’s literature, of any country, who shall prepare a paper considered to be a significant contribution to the field of children’s literature. Recent past lecturers include Jacqueline Woodson, Pat Mora, Peter Sis, and Lois Lowery. The complete list of past lecturers is on the ALSC website.
Please send your proposed lecturer(s), with supporting rationale for each recommendation, to Barbara A. Genco, committee chair. The 2019 lecturer will be announced at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting.
For more details about the lecture, please visit the Arbuthnot site.