Bringing the multicultural, creative spirit of Ezra Jack Keats
into children's lives and literature
May 2017
So many winners!! Writers and illustrators, teachers and librarians, imaginative schoolchildren—and us! 
Peter's an Emmy® Winner! 

We're thrilled! The Snowy Day special won two Daytime EmmysOutstanding Preschool Children's Animated Program, and Music Direction and Composition!

Highlights from Hattiesburg 

What makes the EJK Book Award at USM so special? Deborah Pope reports on celebrating the spirit of Keats” at the 50th Children’s Book Festival.

Mini-Grant Winners Announced

Creative teachers and librarians will soon be receiving grant checks to run their proposed programs. See who won an EJK Mini-Grant this year!

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Congratulations, Bookmakers!

First, there was Baltimore's Bookmaking Awardson May 6. Then NYC's on May 19, with books on display until May 26 at Brooklyn Public Library.  A+ for everyone!

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Ezra Jack Keats Story & Craft
@ Brooklyn Public Library
Free Keats book!
Thursday, May 18, 4  p.m.
Central Library , Grand Army Plaza