Bring It On with Bookmaking!
NYC teachers, not able to make it to the Professional Development workshops? No worries, all you need is the information on this page and the arts and crafts supplies you have on hand. The key is that students love this activity, even though it requires re-write after re-write!
About the Competition
Did you know that for over 30 years, New York City public schoolchildren have written and illustrated enough books to fill a small library?
Bookmaking & Your Curriculum
How does one school program address the needs of children across skill and grade levels 3-12? By reaching each child at his or her own level.
The Value of Bookmaking
In this video, students, teachers and administrators talk about the impact of the EJK Bookmaking Competition on their schools, their jobs and their dreams.
The Awards Ceremony
At every EJK Bookmaking ceremony, young writers and artists walk onstage to accept their awards, cheered on by their families and teachers. The event may feature an eminent speaker or be part of a festival, depending on the city. But always, the books are on gorgeous display.