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There are so many reasons for celebrating The Snowy Day! We won’t list them here. Instead, we are showing some of the ways Ezra’s 20th-century classic is being celebrated in the 21st century—in schools, parks, museums, and around the world.

The Caldecott

Ezra’s inspiration for Peter, from his acceptance of the Caldecott Medal for The Snowy Day, in 1963:

Snowy Day Month, 2018

With bitter cold and blizzard conditions around the country, it was hard not to think of The Snowy Day. Unsurprisingly, some educators put that thought to good use. Here’s a selection of their Keats tweets!

Snowy Day Month, 2017

Two amazing tributes to Ezra Jack Keats and The Snowy Day brought his centennial year to a glorious finale and offered a hopeful beginning to a new year.

Snowy Day Month, 2016

Some of our favorite Snowy Day moments—kids and adults discovering, and remembering, their first favorite book.

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