Congratulations to Jeri Watts, New Writer for A Piece of Home, and Micha Archer, New Illustrator for Daniel Finds a Poem, for taking top honors this year! Read more about Jeri and Micha, and the new Honor Books.
NYC Chancellor Carmen Fariña is strongly encouraging schools to participate in the EJK Bookmaking Competition. Read her letter, then click on the Guidelines. Teachers in San Francisco, Baltimore and Atlanta can sign up, too.
Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney caps off Keats’s amazing centennial year with her lyrical portrait of Ezra’s life and times, in tribute to his masterpiece The Snowy Day. Beautifully illustrated by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson, this unique book goes on sale November 1.