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Source Title Author Date of Post
School Library JournalSydney Smith, Ashleigh Corrin Win 2020 Ezra Jack Keats AwardsKara Yorio3/3/2020
Publisher's WeeklyThe 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Award winners and honorees have been announced.3/3/2020
The Children's Book CouncilImages from the 2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award Ceremony4/22/2019
Shelf AwarenessImage of the Day: Ezra Jack Keats Winners4/19/2019
Publisher's WeeklyIn Brief4/19/2019
Hispanic Outlook on EducationThe 2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award4/1/2019
The Booklist Reader2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award WinnersMichael Ruzicka2/25/2019
School Library JournalEzra Jack Keats Awards AnnouncedSLJ Staff2/21/2019
The Children's Book Council2019 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners Announced2/20/2019
The Booklist Reader2018 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winners4/30/2018
Shelf AwarenessImage of the Day: Ezra Jack Keats Winners4/27/2018
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief | Honored Guests4/26/2018
South Coast TodayKids book on Muddy Waters is a call for creativityLauren Daley4/1/2018
Philanthropy News DigestEzra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Entries for New Writer and Illustrator Children's Book Awards3/19/2018
TeachingBooks.netResources for Award-winning Books and Authors of 2018Nick's Picks3/1/2018
The Kansas City StarFinding his swagger at KC barbershop helped this children’s author win bigJenee Osterheldt2/27/2018
The Charlotte PostCharlotte author and illustrator take the ‘Crown’ with book honors; Derrick Barnes, Gordon James earn Keats AwardsAshley Mahoney2/21/2018
Picture Book PushCrown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut2/19/2018
Jackson Free PressUMMC Epic Connect, Poetry Out Loud and Ezra Jack Keats Book AwardsDustin Cardon2/16/2018
Shelf AwarenessBooks & Authors | Awards: Ezra Jack Keats Winners2/6/2018
Publishers WeeklyChildren's Bookshelf | In the Winners' Circle2/6/2018
Jackson Clarion-LedgerFoundation triples book award prize11/18/2017
Broadway WorldThe Ezra Jack Keats Foundation To Triple the Prize For Winners of the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award11/8/2017
TeachingBooks .netFeatured Booklist: Ezra Jack Keats Book AwardNick Glass8/1/2017
TeachingBooks .netEzra Jack Keats Book Award, 1987-2017Nick Glass5/1/2017
Southern Miss NowKeats 2017 Book Award Winners Honored, Inspired by RecognitionDavid Tisdale4/17/2017
Hispanic Outlook on EducationSchool Library April Issue4/17/2017
(Lynchburg, VA) News & AdvanceLC professor Jeri Watts' book, 'A Piece of Home,' resonates far from homeEmma Schkloven4/12/2017
(Greensboro, NC) News & RecordKids Books: Kernersville author wins Keats AwardKaren Perry4/9/2017
WDAM-TVNew author, illustrator awards presented at 50th USM Children's Book FestCharles Herrington4/6/2017
(Greensboro, NC) News & RecordAchievements (Stacy McAnulty)3/17/2017
Waking Brain Cells blog2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners2/27/2017
The Booklist ReaderJeri Watts and Micha Archer win 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book AwardCharlotte Chadwick2/27/2017
Children's Book Council2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced2/24/2017
Shelf AwarenessAwards: Ezra Jack Keats | Books & Authors2/24/2017
Broadway World2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Are AnnouncedBooks News Desk2/23/2017
Publishers Weekly - newsletterIn the Winner's Circle2/23/2017
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)Congrats to Ezra Jack Keats Winners Don Tate and Phoebe Wahl4/27/2016
Charlesbridge (blog)Notes from The Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival at the University of Southern MississippiMegan Dowd Lambert4/23/2016
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief: April 21, 20164/21/2016
Hispanic Outlook K-12Ezra Jack Keats Book Award winners honored at festival at University of Southern Mississippi4/17/2016
Don Tate.comPhoto Report: Ezra Jack Keats Book Award ceremonyDon Tate4/10/2016
Brooklyn PaperRainbow reading: Two borough authors win awards for their diverse kids’ booksAnna Ruth Ramos2/29/2016
College of the Atlantic (ME)Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Honors Upcoming Illustrator2/11/2016
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)Texas: Austin--Don Tate Wins Ezra Jack Keats Award2/3/2016
Shelf AwarenessImage of the Day: Ezra Jack Keats Awards6/22/2015
Publishers WeeklyAbout Our Cover Artist (Christian Robinson)Carolyn Juris7/14/2014
Shelf AwarenessImage of the Day: Ezra Jack Keats Awards6/22/2014
ALSC BlogFay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival: Southern Fried Hospitality4/19/2014
Publishers Weekly2014 Kaigler Children's Book Festival: In Photos4/17/2014
Southern Miss NowEzra Jacks Keats Award, Southern Miss Medallion Winners Honored at Children’s Book FestivalDavid Tisdale4/15/2014
Linda Davick (blog)My Ezra Jack Keats Honor AdventureLinda Davick4/13/2014
Times of Trenton (NJ)Lawrence Woman Wins Book Award for Tea Party RulesMichele Angermiller3/4/2014
School Library JournalNews Bites | Ezra Jack Keats Awards AnnouncedAmanda Mastrull2/20/2014
Mr. Shu Reads (blog)Press Release of the Month: 2014 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners AnnouncedJon Schu2/19/2014
School Library JournalPicture of the Week: Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners4/29/2013
Publishers WeeklyIn Brief: Ezra Jack Keats Awards Celebrated4/18/2013
EarlyWord: the Publisher-Librarian ConnectionEzra Jack Keats Awards Recognize New TalentLisa Von Drasek3/6/2013
Huffington PostBunnies in Washing Machines and Children Moving to New Places, This is What Award-Winning Children's Books are Made OfGayle Snible5/26/2011
New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library and the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Announced Its 2011 Children's Book Award Winners at Ceremony on May 10Gayle Snible5/13/2011