Bringing the multicultural, creative spirit of Ezra Jack Keats
into children's lives and literature
Ezra would have loved that his birthday (March 11) falls during
National Reading Month
Read Across America Day
on the 2nd to
Children's Picture Book Day
on the 28th, it's a a tribute to our favorite activity!
are more your thing, ours are ready to enjoy on most phones and other mobile devices.
The EJK Book Award Goes To...
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters. They're must-reads!
The Honor Is All Theirs
Check out these
EJK Honor Books
by a group of fresh voices our jury just couldn't forget. We'll be hearing their words and enjoying their pictures for years to come.
Happy Birthday, Ezra!
This year Ezra would have turned 102, and his classic
A Letter to Amy
turns 50! W
e're celebrating with books, videos and lots more fun stuff. Join us!
March Is Mini-Grant Month
Designing a creative program for your school or library can help you win an
EJK grant of up to $500
! Make it happen—submit our online application by March 31.
It's Bookmaking Season!
The winners are being chosen and the awards presented, first
on March 24, then in
on April 9. Check back to see the books!
April & May Notes
Spring brings our programs to fruition: the
EJK Book Award ceremony
on April 12..
mailings in mid-May...and the
NYC Bookmaking Awards
on May 18.
Ezra Jack Keats Story & Craft
@ Brooklyn Public Library
Free Keats book!
Thursday, March 15, 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 19, 4 p.m.
Thursday, May 17, 4 p.m.
@ Central Library, Grand Army Plaza
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