Children and Youth Call for Award Nominees Statement

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Distinguished Scholarly Contribution Award

This award is given in each year to a book or journal article published in the preceding two years that has had a major impact on the field of Children and Youth.  If nominating a book or article, it should have been published in 2012 or later. To make a nomination, write a letter briefly stating why the book or article should be considered and submit with a copy of the publication. Self nominations are appropriate. Textbooks and edited volumes are not eligible. The deadline is March 1, 2014. Please send nominations and publications in electronic format to the selection Committee Chair, Loretta Bass:


Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

This award recognizes an outstanding paper authored by one or more graduate students.  To qualify for this year’s competition, the author and any co-authors must have been students at the time the paper was written.  A paper is eligible if it made a “public appearance” in 2012-13, defined as one of the following: 1) having been submitted for a class or seminar held in those years, 2) having been presented at a professional meeting in those years, or 3) having been accepted for publication or published in those years.  Papers should be unpublished, but could be under journal review at the time of the award's submission due date.  Students are welcome to submit their own papers.  Please send paper submissions to the Committee Chair, Monica Johnson, at by March 1st 2014.