How to Apply for a Mini-Grant

Before You Begin Watch the short video below for an overview. Read all the instructions. Recommended: What Makes a Great Mini-Grant rogram? Instructions Eligibility & Guidelines Who can apply? Who: Public schools, public libraries, preschools, Head Start programs Where: The United States and U.S. commonwealths and territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam Limit: Only one […]

2017 Bookmaking Ceremony

Photo credits: Gregg Richards, Diana Vozza Special Thanks to the Educators Each of the teachers and librarians who supervised the winning students received a prize, too: a gift certificate for up to 15 children’s books, courtesy of Penguin Random House—and recognition for an excellent job! Awards Ceremony Photo Gallery There was plenty of pride to go around onstage […]

2017 Mini-Grant Winners

Educator Program Organization City Alabama Abigail Hubbard Art Abandonment Public Library of Anniston – Calhoun County Anniston Alaska Trudy McMullen Lake Hood Summer Library Lake Hood Library Anchorage Arizona Cesar Castro Scorpion–STEM San Luis Middle School – Gadsden Elementary School District #32 San Luis Arkansas Karen Benson Summer Reading Kick-Off & Picture Book Walk Gravette […]

2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award

New Illustrator Interview Micha Archer: Daniel Finds a Poem Collage is a challenge that keeps me interested. The serendipitous moment of discovering the perfect paper for the right purpose is my reward. Interviewed by Margot Abel, Associate Director, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Daniel Finds a Poem is the first book you wrote as well as […]

2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award

New Writer Interview Jeri Watts: A Piece of Home Books can be safe places. Even when they are looking at some of the dark and shadowy places in life. Interviewed by Margot Abel, Associate Director, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation A Piece of Home is your second picture book. Meanwhile, you’ve published short stories, science fiction, […]