Bookmark Judges 2007 to Present
[l-r] Seated in Front: Irving Zangwill (MBLC), Mary Newell DePalma (Author), Vicki Kaufman (MBLC) Middle: Emily Elizabeth Bridwell (Clifford the Dog's "owner"), Janet Tashjian (Author), Em Clare Knowles (MBLC) Standing: Mitali Perkins (Author), Ann Perham (MSLA past president and AASL Region I Director-Elect)
Front row: Jarrett Krosoczka (Author-Illustrator); Mary Newell DePalma (Author-Illustrator); Gerri Fegan (MSLA president-elect); Nancy Werlin (Author);
Diane Mayr (Author)
Back row: Kathleen Duble (Author); Lisa Greenleaf (Author); Muriel Dubois (Author); Ann Perham (MSLA past president , AASL Region I Director-elect)
Thank you to our Esteemed 2010 Bookmark Judges:
[Back row, l-r] Tui Sutherland, Author; Ralph Masiello, Author-Illustrator;
Em Claire Knowles, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners/MBLC; David Biedrzycki, Author-Illustrator; Mitali Perkins, Author;
Vicki Kaufman, MBLC; Carol Caro, MBLC
[Front row, l-r] Mary McDonough, Child at Heart Gallery;
Katia Wish, Illustrator; Mary Newell DePalma, Author-Illustrator;
Vicki Enright, Illustrator; Stephen Krensky, Author-Illustrator
[Above, left] Ralph Masiello and David Yoo teamed up to select the winner and honorable mention in their division. It was a task for humor as well as contemplation!
[Above, right] The 2011 submissions were both an array of creativity and strong evidence that their school library is important to student learning.
Judges selected entries that embody the theme, "Think, Create, Share, Grow."
[right] Susan Ballard, Jacqueline Davies and Susan Goodman narrowed the selection, but found it difficult to select a winner and two honorable mentions.
[right] Left to Right: Richard Michelson, Heidi Stemple, David Hyde Costello, Sharon Shaloo, Ralph Masiello, Rob Maier, Diane de Groat, Wayne Geehan, David Biedrzycki, Matt Tavares, Robin Brenner, Jack Gantos.
Photo by Richard Curran
[below, left] Sharon Shaloo, Jack Gantos and David Biedrzycki consider the terrific entries. Photo by Richard Curran
[below, right] Matt Tavares, Wayne Geehan and Heidi Stemple were impressed with the students' work. Photo by Richard Curran
MSLA Bookmark Committee:
Linda Coviello (Chair), Cindy Erle, Nancy Snow, Gerri Fegan, Char Sidell and Sandy Kelly
Scott Magoon, Elise Katz and Ralph Masiello
Special Thanks to Beth Fuller, Perma-Bound
Page Editor: Ann Perham firstname.lastname@example.org