In the News


Source Title Author Date of Post
Jewish CurrentsMarch 11: Ezra Jack Keats3/10/2014
Business Insider23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An AdultMelissa Stanger3/6/2014
American ScientistFalling Through the ScreenAnna Lena Phillips11/1/2013
I Have to Sit Down (blog)Happy Birthday, Ezra Jack Keats!Simcha Fisher3/11/2013
Salisbury (NC) PostThe Caldecott Medal: Celebrating 75 Years of distinguished picture booksDara L. Cain2/24/2013
New York TimesSlow Down and Look at the PicturesDeborah Pope12/27/2012
NY1Book Recommendations For The Holiday SeasonShelley Goldberg11/29/2012
Time Out New York KidsThe 50 Best Books for KidsElizabeth Bird3/1/2012
New York ParentingThe Joy of Picture BooksDeborah Pope1/1/2011
Source Title Author Date of Post
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief: Honored Guests6/11/2015
OutlooK-12 MagazineChildren’s Book Author Ezra Jack Keats Inducted into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame at Sixth Annual Ceremony6/8/2015
New York TimesArtsbeat: Wimpy Kid Musical to Have Premiere in MinneapolisJennifer Schuessler2/16/2015
Jewish CurrentRediscovering Ezra Jack KeatsHelen Engelhardt7/9/2014
Illustration Friday (blog)Master Spotlight: Ezra Jack KeatsRama Hughes5/4/2014
Museum StoriesA Family Must-See—The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats at the SkirballRowanne Henry4/30/2014
Museum Stories (photos)Photos4/30/2014
Southern Miss NowEzra Jacks Keats Award, Southern Miss Medallion Winners Honored at Children’s Book FestivalDavid Tisdale4/15/2014
Design and Architecture (blog)5 Design Things To Do This WeekCaroline Chamberlain4/14/2014
Jewish JournalEzra Jack Keats’ tales of squalor and hopeNaomi Pfefferman4/10/2014
SkirblogEzra Jack Keats’s BestieDeborah and Martin Pope4/8/2014
South Jersey, The Central RecordJewish history museum exhibit highlights work of children's artistSally Friedman9/9/2013
Mommy PoppinsTADA! Brings a Pair of Books by Ezra Jack Keats to Vibrant Life on StageRaven Snook4/23/2013
New York TimesSpare Times for Children: "Adventure from Ezra Jack Keats"Laurel Graeber4/19/2013
Art Libraries Society of North America/ Ohio ValleyThe Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats—Akron Art Museum4/16/2013
SF Station, San FranciscoArts: The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats1/2/2013
The StreetThe Power Of Children’s Literature Highlighted at Event to Celebrate The 50th Anniversary Of Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy DayPR Newswire11/20/2012
International Music NetworkSweet Honey in the Rock 'celebrates' BrooklynJim Bessman7/17/2012
New York TimesSpare Times: For Children, Ezra Jack Keats Family ConcertLaurel Graeber7/5/2012
The Times of IsraelThe Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats6/29/2012
Washington Post"Snowy Day," with a chance of goofyCelia Wren1/26/2012
WashingtonianTheater Review: “The Snowy Day” at Adventure TheatreJane Horwitz1/25/2012
AP/USA TodayJewish NYC: History, heritage, HanukkahBeth J. Harpaz12/25/2011
Apartment TherapyEzra Jack Keats at the Contemporary Jewish Museum11/25/2011
American Libraries MagazineRecognizing the Impact of Ezra Jack KeatsRocco Staino9/14/2011
JTA Global News ServiceTraveling exhibit showcasing work of groundbreaking children’s author Ezra Jack KeatsPenny Schwartz9/12/2011
Source Title Author Date of Post
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)Congrats to Ezra Jack Keats Winners Don Tate and Phoebe Wahl4/27/2016
Charlesbridge (blog)Notes from The Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival at the University of Southern MississippiMegan Dowd Lambert4/23/2016
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief: April 21, 20164/21/2016
Hispanic Outlook K-12Ezra Jack Keats Book Award winners honored at festival at University of Southern Mississippi4/17/2016
WDAM (TV)Author honored with Southern Miss Medallion at children's book festivalKarrie Leggett-Brown4/11/2016
Don Tate.comPhoto Report: Ezra Jack Keats Book Award ceremonyDon Tate4/10/2016
Brooklyn PaperRainbow reading: Two borough authors win awards for their diverse kids’ booksAnna Ruth Ramos2/29/2016
College of the Atlantic (ME)Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Honors Upcoming Illustrator2/11/2016
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)Texas: Austin--Don Tate Wins Ezra Jack Keats Award2/3/2016
NPR8 Picture Books You Don't Have to Be a Kid to LoveNicole Cohen1/31/2015
Book Page blog10 Children's Illustrators to WatchJulie Danielson8/13/2014
Publishers WeeklyAbout Our Cover Artist (Christian Robinson)Carolyn Juris7/14/2014
Shelf AwarenessImage of the Day: Ezra Jack Keats Awards6/22/2014
ALSC BlogFay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival: Southern Fried Hospitality4/19/2014
Publishers Weekly2014 Kaigler Children's Book Festival: In Photos4/17/2014
Linda Davick (blog)My Ezra Jack Keats Honor AdventureLinda Davick4/13/2014
Red Cap Cards (brand website)Artist Spotlight: Christian Robinson3/27/2014
Times of Trenton (NJ)Lawrence Woman Wins Book Award for Tea Party RulesMichele Angermiller2/28/2014
School Library JournalNews Bites: Ezra Jack Keats Awards AnnouncedAmanda Mastrull2/20/2014
Mr. Shu Reads (blog)Press Release of the Month: 2014 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners AnnouncedJon Schu2/19/2014
School Library JournalPicture of the Week: Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners4/29/2013
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief: Ezra Jack Keats Awards Celebrated4/18/2013
EarlyWord: the Publisher-Librarian ConnectionEzra Jack Keats Awards Recognize New TalentLisa Von Drasek3/6/2013
Children's Book Insider (newsletter)The 2012 Ezra Jack Keats Award for New Author and Illustrator Open to Nominations7/1/2012
Huffington PostBunnies in Washing Machines and Children Moving to New Places, This is What Award-Winning Children's Books are Made OfGayle Snible5/26/2011
New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library and the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Announced Its 2011 Children's Book Award Winners at Ceremony on May 10Gayle Snible5/13/2011
Source Title Author Date of Post
Meg Medina's BlogThe Snowy Day Makes a Big Hit at the Christmas ParadeMeg Medina12/1/2014
Moviemaker magazineUnder the Influence: Tim Sutton on “Memphis” and Ezra Jack KeatsTim Sutton9/5/2014
YouTubeThe Snowy Day Song (read-aloud with music)Fusskee Brothers9/1/2014
American Booksellers AssociationEzra Jack Keats Children’s Book Awards Announced2/27/2014
Sommer Reading (blog)Children's Literature—in 10 ObjectsShelley Sommer1/22/2014
The Horn BookBooks Built from the Ground UpRoger Sutton9/1/2013
Picture Books Help Kids Soar (blog)Whistle for Willie...Building Self-esteemVivian Kirkfield1/17/2013
Sprout's Bookshelf30 Days of Picture Books - Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack KeatsMary Kinser11/15/2012
American Studies: One Interesting American Thing per DayOctober 16, 2012: Ezra Jack KeatsBen Railton10/16/2012
Flavorwire20 most beautiful children's books of all timeEmily Temple9/3/2012
School Library JournalTop 100 Picture Books #5: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsElizabeth Bird6/21/2012
Anita Silvey's Book a Day AlmanacMarch 15: The Snowy DayAnita Silvey3/15/2011
The Internet ArchiveMy Dog is Lost (download)Ezra Jack Keats2/24/2011
Source Title Author Date of Post
Sun (upstate NYS)Long Lake students write and celebrate poetryMike Corey6/11/2016
Juneau EmpireNational grant program focuses on children's author Ezra Jack Keats9/16/2015 (White Mtn. Independent Online EditionSL library receives mini-grant to create StoryWalk - $480 awarded by Ezra Jack Keats Foundation9/9/2015
School Library JournalAn Ezra Jack Keats Grant Fosters Architectural Study Among Fourth GradersIrena Just6/26/2015
Youth TodayAuthor-Illustrator's Foundation Spurs Innovative School-based ProjectStell Simonton2/12/2015
School Library JournalIndustry News: Ezra Jack Keats GrantsKaryn M. Peterson1/20/2015
Aloha Community Library Association (OR)Ezra Jack Keats Community Collage (Mini-Grant project)10/8/2014
Hamlin Memorial Library, PAReading Journeys Program Begins Saturday October 6th!10/6/2012
The Library as Incubator ProjectFeaturing the Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant and grant winner Cole ZrostlikChristina Endres9/24/2012
Source Title Author Date of Post
New York TimesSpare Times: For Children, Ezra Jack Keats Family Festival: A Snowy Day in MayLaurel Graeber5/10/2012
Christian Science Monitor (Chapter and Verse blog)The Snowy Day Celebrates its 50th AnniversaryMeredith Bennett-Smith3/30/2012
NewsdayPope: Snowy Day broke the color barrierDeborah Pope3/2/2012
USA TodayThe 100 'Greatest Books for Kids'2/15/2012
PRI - The Take AwayCelebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Snowy DayKristen Meinzer1/31/2012
Brooklyn Eagle (Brooklyn Before Now blog)50th Anniversary of The Snowy DayDeborah Pope1/30/2012
WBUR, BostonThe Snowy Day: Breaking Color Barriers, QuietlyNPR Staff1/28/2012
Boston ParentsGroundbreaking Children's Book – The Snowy Day – Turns 50!Penny Schwartz1/21/2012
AP/Chicago Tribune. Also: Chicago Sun, Morning Call (PA), York Sunday News*Simple story had unexpected effects:Young character's race broke tacit barriersHeidi Stevens1/13/2012
Wall Street JournalBookshelf: The Book That Broke the Color LineMeghan Cox Gurdon1/7/2012
WNBCWeekend Today in NY - Positively BlackDavid Ushery1/7/2012
Washington Post"The Snowy Day," first picture book with black child as hero, marks 50 yearsYvonne Zipp1/1/2012
USA Today4 kids classics observe 50th anniversariesBob Minzesheimer12/20/2011
New York Times*Homage to a Picture Book RebelLaurel Graeber12/8/2011
Philadelphia Daily NewsEzra Keats praised for ‘Snow Day’Danielle Miess11/25/2011
New York Daily NewsEzra Jack Keats and The Snowy Day are honored on book’s 50th anniversaryJane Ridley11/13/2011
Houston Chronicle (Bookish blog)Children’s Classic, The Snowy Day, turning 50Maggie Galehouse11/7/2011
New York TimesThe Snowy Day Celebrates 50 YearsPamela Paul8/18/2011
NY 1Diverse Children's Books Help Kids GrowShelley Goldberg3/13/2011
Haaretz (IL)This day in Jewish history: An artist who saw minority children is bornDavid B. Green3/13/2011