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Raytown librarian appointed to national book selection committee

wickham%20largeEllen Wickham, Library Media Specialist at Raytown South High Schools has been appointed to the Young Adult Library Services Association committee to select the Best Fiction Books for Young Adults list.  The list is published annually and is used by librarians who serve young adult patrons to assist in selecting books for purchase.  Wickham’s tenure begins on February 1, 2015.

Wickham has served locally and at the state level in many capacities, including serving six years on the Missouri Gateway Readers Award Committee, in various positions on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Association of School Librarians, and as president of the same group for the last four years.

I was looking for ways to serve at the national level, so being a part of BFYA is really a dream come true,” Wickham said. Further information about the committee can be found at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/best-fiction-young-adults

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