Filter stories by category:
Activities & More Announcement Celebration Diversity EJK Book Award EJK Bookmaking EJK Mini-Grants EJK Online Event Featured Book Featured Books For Kids Keats Centennial Celebration! Recommended Reading The Snowy Day EJK Mini-Grants Mini-Grant, Go!
The 2018 Mini-Grant application and guidelines are live on our website! From now until March 31, it’s time to turn your best ideas into a great program.
Featured Book What a Trip!
Take off with Louie when his diorama comes to life in Ezra’s Halloween fantasy, The Trip. And don’t miss our high-flying video!
Announcement Bullseye on Bullying
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. We’ve found some sites that offer strategies and solutions.
Announcement Collect These Stamps!
The Snowy Day winter stamp series debuts at your local post office on October 4. Read all about it in the
L.A. Times! Announcement EJK Summer Story Hour
in July and August at Saturday , storyteller Tammy Hall spins enchanting tales at the Peter and Willie statue in Prospect Park. It’s an NYC family tradition! 2 p.m. EJK Bookmaking Season Finale
Bookmaking winners were honored in four cities this year, the latest being NYC, where the awards were held on May 19. Click through for all the highlights, from candid shots to catalogue.
Announcement Peter's an Emmy® Winner!
The Snowy Day special earned two Daytime Emmys—Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program, and Music Direction and Composition!
EJK Mini-Grants Mini-Grant Winners Announced
See who won an EJK Mini-Grant this year—and what sort of programs they proposed!
EJK Book Award Book Award Highlights
Deborah Pope reports on celebrating “the spirit of Keats” at the EJK Book Award at USM.
EJK Bookmaking Congrats, Bookmakers!
First, there was
Baltimore’s Bookmaking Awards, on May 6. Then NYC’s on May 19, with books on display until May 26 at Brooklyn Public Library. EJK Bookmaking Press Release: 2017 EJK Bookmaking Awards
Winners of 31th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced by Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education
Announcement Press Release: Emmy® Nods for The Snowy Day
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nominated Amazon’s Original Special The Snowy Day for five Daytime Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program,
Announcement Peter's a TV Star!
The Snowy Day, Amazon’s holiday special, has been nominated for five Daytime Emmys, including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program! The awards will be held on April 28 and 30.
EJK Book Award Greetings from Hattiesburg
We’re honoring our 2017 winners at the EJK Book Award ceremony. Check back soon for highlights.
EJK Bookmaking Bookmaking by the Bay
San Francisco’s fifth-annual EJK Bookmaking Awards are taking place on April 9. Can’t wait to see the winning books!
EJK Book Award The EJK Interviews
We asked Micha Archer and Jeri Watts who inspired them, how they approach their work, and what it felt like to win the EJK Book Award.
EJK Book Award 2017 EJK Book Award Winners Announced
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.
EJK Bookmaking It's Bookmaking Season
The award ceremonies kick off in Atlanta, where the first-year winners are celebrated on March 4. Check back to see their books!
Event A Tribute to Ezra at the 92nd St. Y
Join us in New York for this free event! Andrea Davis Pinkney talks about writing and reads from A Poem for Peter, on March 13.
Featured Book Peter's Chair Turns 50!
This Keats classic never gets old. If you ever resented a little brother or sister or thought of running away, Ezra reminds you that you’re in good company.
EJK Book Award Press Release: 2017 EJK Book Award
Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi to Present Awards at Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival on April 6th
Announcement Find Us on Facebook
That’s where we’ll be exploring African-American history, and more. Check us out—and like us!
Recommended Reading 10 Diverse Books To Look For
These picture books from 2016 feature diverse families and friends, with love and without comment. EJK Mini-Grants Press Release: Call for 2017 Mini-Grant Proposals
60+ Grants of Up To $500 Each Will Be Awarded to Teachers and Librarians Across the Country
The Snowy Day January Is Snowy Day Month!
Our celebration is enriched by two amazing tributes: Amazon’s holiday special and Andrea Davis Pinkney’s A Poem for Peter. Plus,
web features, festivities and a new YouTube playlist.