Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Awards
For Children’s Books
Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize and encourage authors and illustrators starting out in the field of children’s books. Many past winners of the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award have gone on to distinguished careers, creating books beloved by parents, children, librarians and teachers around the world.
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Book Award Winners Poster