Bringing the multicultural, creative spirit of Ezra Jack Keats
into children's lives and literature

October 2016
The fall programs are on!
Bookmakers Invited 

What an endorsement! NYC's  Chancellor is strongly encouraging schools to participate in the EJK Bookmaking Competition. The 2017 Guidelines are online for educators in NYC—as well as San Francisco, Baltimore and Atlanta!

Ready, Set, Go!

The 2017 Mini-Grant Application form is up and running on our website! It's revamped and easier than ever to complete and submit. From now until March 31, it’s time to turn your best ideas into a great program!

A Poem for Peter

A unique tribute to Ezra and The Snowy Day, by acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney, caps Keats’s amazing centennial year. In stores November 1

Happy Birthday, Jennie! 

It’s hard to imagine Jennie’s Hat is half a century old! Ezra’s tale of a spirited girl and her feathered friends is fanciful, lively and remarkably modern
Mini-Grant Moments

At the Auburn, Maine, library, a Mini-Grant program brings the fun to  bilingual education while helping French-speaking immigrants feel at home

Bullseye on Bullying   
National Bullying Prevention Month is a great time to help kids deal with the problem.  Click to find sites that offer strategies and solutions

Ezra Jack Keats Story & Craft
@ Brooklyn Public Library
Free Keats book!

Thursday, October 15, 4  p.m.
Central Library , Grand Army Plaza