It’s time to hear from election candidates again – this time those running for the Margaret A. Edwards award committee in 2010.
Candidates are: Terry Beck, Roxy Ekstrom, Kathie Fitch, Cathy Lichtman, Mary Anne Nichols, and Maren Ostergard.
First, tell us a little about yourself.
How do you decide if a book is a “window to the world” for young adults?
What strategies would you use to help the group achieve consensus on a winner?
What new, ineligible author do you think might make a great MAE winner in the far future? (Remember that eligible books must have been printed 5+ years prior to the current award year.)
Thanks for sharing your answers with the membership!
Erin Downey Howerton, MAE committee member 2008