Ezra Jack Keats Award 35th Anniversary Celebration- 2021 Winners!
UPDATE: Winners and Honorees have been announced! See below.
Meet the 2021 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winner and Honoree Artists at 1pm, and then meet the Winner and Honoree Authors at 2pm, as they all discuss their books and receiving this prestigious award.
The Ezra Jack Keats Award celebrates authors and illustrators, early in their careers, who create extraordinary books that, in the spirit of Ezra Jack Keats, reflect our diverse population, the universal experience of childhood and the strength of family.
For more info on the Ezra Jack Keats Awards: https://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/about-the-ejk-award/
1PM - ARTIST WINNER AND HONOREES (45-50 minute panel discussion)
- Brick by Brick by HEIDI WOODWARD SHEFFIELD (WINNER)
- I'm Sticking with You by STEVE SMALL (HONOREE)
- Cyclops of Central Park by VICTORIA TENTLER-KRYLOV (HONOREE)
2PM - AUTHOR WINNER AND HONOREES (45-50 minute panel discussion)
- Nana Akua Goes to School by TRICIA ELAM WALKER (WINNER)
- Can Bears Ski? by RAYMOND ANTROBUS (HONOREE)
- The Old Truck by JARRETT AND JEROME PUMPHREY (HONOREE)
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