Bringing the multicultural, creative spirit of Ezra Jack Keats
into children's lives and literature
February 2017
Sure, it's a short month, but we have lots going on. Share it with us!

2017 EJK Book Awards To Be Announced

We can’t wait to see which books by new writers and illustrators our jury selects — and you'll be the first to know!

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Mini-Grant Countdown Begins  

Isn't it time to make that great idea for a school or library program a reality? Fill out our easiest-ever application by March 31 for an opportunity to win up to $500!

Find Us on Facebook

We'll be highlighting African-American heroes, heroines and, Mini-Grant programs, Keats books and more. Check us out—and like us!

10 Diverse Books To Look For

Our fave picture books of 2016 are funny, far-fetched, fuzzy, family-friendly—perfect read-aloud fare. (Note: 2017 World Read-aloud Day is Feb.16.)

Ezra Jack Keats Story & Craft
@ Brooklyn Public Library
Free Keats book!
Thursday, February 16, 4  p.m.
Central Library , Grand Army Plaza