Maria Salvadore

Maria Salvadore is a children’s literature specialist. She has been involved with children’s literature and literacy activities for her entire career. She continues to teach graduate courses in children’s literature at the University of Maryland, reviews and writes a blog for Reading Rockets, and consults with local, regional, and national organizations. As Coordinator of Children’s Services for the District of Columbia Public Library, Salvadore was responsible for collection, staff, program and budget development. She has chaired the Caldecott Committee, served on the Newbery Committee and the Notable Children’s Book Committee as well as other award juries. She also reviews for School Library Journal and Capitol Choices.
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