32nd Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Awards

Meet the 2018 Winners

Photos: Gregg Richards, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

  • Special Thanks to the Educators

    ceremony-teachersThe teachers and librarians who supervised the winning students received a prize, too: a gift certificate for 10 children’s books, courtesy of Penguin Random House—and recognition for an excellent job!

  • In the News

    slj-2018-bookmakingClick on the image to read the article.


They sang the praises of the kids, their hard work and creative spirit.

  • jessieJesse Montero, Director, Central Library, Brooklyn Public Library
  • kristen-balouchKristen Balouch, Guest Artist,
    acclaimed author-illustrator
  • karen-rosnerKaren Rosner, Visual Arts Coordinator, Office of the Arts and Special Projects, NYC Dept. of Education

Real Page-turners

Take a peek inside the books made by the city winners.

Photo Gallery

There was plenty of pride to go around onstage and in the audience, as students, teachers, families and special guests celebrated at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library. Click any image to enlarge and launch slide show.