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Jun 02, 2016, 15:51 ET Ezra Jack Keats "100th Birthday Blowout Weekend" In June Planned In Brooklyn To Celebrate Centenary Of Late Author-Illustrator

In honor of the late children's author-illustrator Ezra Jack Keats' centenary, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is planning an "Ezra Jack Keats'...


May 02, 2016, 10:53 ET Winners of 30th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, announced today the winners of the 30th annual...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:47 ET 2016 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern...


Sep 15, 2015, 09:37 ET 28th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals--Mini-Grants to Honor Ezra's 100th Birthday by Accepting Only Keats-Themed Submissions

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 28th year...


Jun 05, 2015, 10:17 ET Ezra Jack Keats Inducted into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame at Sixth Annual Ceremony

 Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983) is among seven distinguished writers who were inducted this week into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame. The induction...


May 04, 2015, 10:35 ET Winners of 29th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition Announced By Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and New York City Department of Education

 The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, announced today the winners of the 29th annual...


Feb 17, 2015, 09:54 ET 27th Annual Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals--Common Core and Special Project Submissions Welcome

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, celebrates the 27th year...


Feb 11, 2015, 13:22 ET 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi...