In the News


Source Title Author Date of Post
New York TimesSpare Times: For Children, Ezra Jack Keats Family Festival: A Snowy Day in MayLaurel Graeber5/10/2012
Brooklyn (NY) EagleEzra Jack Keats Family Festival at Brooklyn Public Library4/25/2012
Christian Science Monitor (Chapter and Verse blog)The Snowy Day Celebrates its 50th AnniversaryMeredith Bennett-Smith3/30/2012
NewsdayPope: Snowy Day broke the color barrierDeborah Pope3/2/2012
USA TodayThe 100 'Greatest Books for Kids'2/15/2012
PRI - The Take AwayCelebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Snowy DayKristen Meinzer1/31/2012
Brooklyn Eagle (Brooklyn Before Now blog)50th Anniversary of The Snowy DayDeborah Pope1/30/2012
WBUR, BostonThe Snowy Day: Breaking Color Barriers, QuietlyNPR Staff1/28/2012
Boston ParentsGroundbreaking Children's Book – The Snowy Day – Turns 50!Penny Schwartz1/21/2012
AP/Chicago Tribune. Also: Chicago Sun, Morning Call (PA), York Sunday News*Simple story had unexpected effects:Young character's race broke tacit barriersHeidi Stevens1/13/2012
Wall Street JournalBookshelf: The Book That Broke the Color LineMeghan Cox Gurdon1/7/2012
WNBCWeekend Today in NY - Positively BlackDavid Ushery1/7/2012
Washington Post"The Snowy Day," first picture book with black child as hero, marks 50 yearsYvonne Zipp1/1/2012
USA Today4 kids classics observe 50th anniversariesBob Minzesheimer12/20/2011
New York Times*Homage to a Picture Book RebelLaurel Graeber12/8/2011
Philadelphia Daily NewsEzra Keats praised for ‘Snow Day’Danielle Miess11/25/2011
New York Daily NewsEzra Jack Keats and The Snowy Day are honored on book’s 50th anniversaryJane Ridley11/13/2011
Houston Chronicle (Bookish blog)Children’s Classic, The Snowy Day, turning 50Maggie Galehouse11/7/2011
New York TimesThe Snowy Day Celebrates 50 YearsPamela Paul8/18/2011
NY 1Diverse Children's Books Help Kids GrowShelley Goldberg3/13/2011
Haaretz (IL)This day in Jewish history: An artist who saw minority children is bornDavid B. Green3/13/2011