Original picture books, written and illustrated by NYC public school students, grades 3-12, through which they share their inner thoughts and display extraordinary creativity and talent.
Virtual and In-Person learning tools
• Book Discussion Guides use EJK Award books for pizzazz
• Mock EJK Award promotes engaged reading
• Read Aloud Guide new tips for old pros
• Keats Author Study tools to inspire kids with EJK classics
EJK Award is given annually to an outstanding new writer and new illustrator by the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation in partnership with the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM).
70 educators from across the country are participating!
Your students are the judges and using actual EJK Award protocol based criteria, they pick their own Mock EJK Award winning books!!