29th Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Awards

Meet the 2015 Winners

Awards Ceremony Highlights

  • CarmenFarina_BMC-flip
    Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña welcomed the students and families
  • LindaJohnson2
    Brooklyn Public Library President Linda E. Johnson gave the keynote address
  • PatCummings_BMC2
    Children’s book author-illustrator Pat Cummings was the guest speaker

Real Page-turners

Browse the books of the city-wide winners:

  • When Fall Turns to Winter
    By John Lee

  • The History Wheel of Coney Island
    By Amelia Samoylov

  • The Brown M Train
    By Kevin Zeng

In the News


New York Parenting: Young Bookmakers Shine in Annual Contest by Margot Abel


NY1’s Shelley Goldberg recommended seeing the winning books at the Brooklyn
Public Library in a Where To Go segment