2022 EJK Bookmaking Competition Awards

Virtual Award Ceremony

Guest Speaker: Katie Yamasaki

Our Partners

Karen Rosner, Director of Visual Arts, NYC Dept. of Education, Melissa Jacobs, Director, Office of Library Services, NYC Dept. of Education, Judy Zuckerman, Director of Youth & Family Services, Brooklyn Public Library, Kevin Kelley, Coordinator School Age Services, Brooklyn Public Library, Sally Chen, EJK Bookmaking Competition Manager, Brooklyn Public Library

City Winners

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Grades 3-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Grades 9-12

Borough Winners

To see the Honorable Mention book covers visit Brooklyn Public Library 36th Annual EJK Bookmaking page.

Visit the Brooklyn Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza to see the actual books at the EJK Bookmaking Competition Exhibition May 2 – May 31. 

Special Thanks

To the teachers, librarians, administrators and families who facilitated the work of all the students who created books for this competition.

To the EJK Bookmaking Jury, a group of dedicated professionals who gathered in person to serve as judges for the 2022 EJK Bookmaking Competition:

Jessica Agudelo, Youth Collections Coordinator, BookOps (IT for BPL&NYPL), Ruth Guerrier-Pierre, Children’s Librarian, Kips Bay Branch, NYPL, Elise Fauconier, Children’s Librarian, Queens Public Library, Laurelton Branch, Kevin Kelley, Coordinator School Age Services, BPL, Jo Beth Ravitz, Artist/Art Consultant, Donette Riker, Sr. Children’s Librarian, BPL, Karen Rosner, Director of Visual Arts, NYC Dept. of Education, Darcy Tell Morales, Assoc. Museum Educator Education Dept., The Metropolitan Museum of Art

 To Penguin Random House, who generously donates gift bags filled with new books for the student winners and honorable mentions, and their teachers and librarians every year.

Catalog Photos: Lizzy Sullivan