2019 EJK Bookmaking Competition

Virtual Award Ceremony

Photos: Gregg Richards; Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Special Thanks to the Educators

The teachers and librarians who supervised the winning students received a collection of children’s books, donated by Penguin Random House–in recognition of their outstanding work!

Collaborating Team

(L to R) Karen Rosner, Visual Arts Coordinator, NYC Dept. of Education, Linda E. Johnson, President and CEO, Brooklyn Public Library, Kimberly Grad, Coordinator School Age Services, Brooklyn Public Library, Deborah Pope, Executive Director, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Melissa Jacobs, Director, Office of Library Services, NYC Dept. of Education

Speakers

They sang the praises of the kids’ hard work and creative spirit.

Linda E. Johnson, President and CEO, Brooklyn Public Library
Aram Kim, Guest Artist,
acclaimed author-illustrator
Karen Rosner, Visual Arts Coordinator, NYC Dept. of Education
Melissa Jacobs, Director, Office of Library Services, NYC Dept. of Education

City Winners

Click images to see all the pages.

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12

Photo Gallery

There was plenty of pride to go around onstage and in the audience, as students, teachers, families and special guests celebrated at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch. Click any image to enlarge and launch slide show.