The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

EJK Bookmaking Competition
EJK Bookmaking Competition is Back!

Our concise, updated Tutorials provide the support you need to bring Bookmaking into your classroom!

Deadline: January 24, 2023

EJK Mini-Grants
EJK Mini-Grants

Applications Postponed Until Spring 2024
Tools for Teachers and Librarians
For Educators

Virtual and In-Person learning tools

Book Discussion Guides use EJK Award books for pizzazz
Mock EJK Award promotes engaged reading
Read Aloud Guide new tips for old pros
Keats Author Study tools to inspire kids with EJK classics

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Tell Me Another Story: Open Access

• 30 minute Documentary
• Compelling History of Diversity in Children’s Literature
• In-depth Discussion Guide for a Classroom or Group

2022 EJK Award Winners
EJK Award

Since 1986, the EJK has honored the most diverse collection of children’s books, and children’s book authors and illustrators, of all American children’s book awards.

Mock EJK Award
Mock EJK Award Program

Your students are the judges and using actual EJK Award protocol based criteria, they pick their own Mock EJK Award winning books!!

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The Snowy Day

Read the book, play the game, listen to the beat-box read-aloud. Plus, find activities, lesson plans and videos.