Press Release Fun: Panel Discussion on Ezra Jack Keats
Pluggin’ for me job-o. Looks like a fun crew.
Wed, April 21 at 6pm
Stephen A. Schwarzman, South Court Auditorium
“Ezra Jack Keats and the 2010 Ezra Jack Keats Awards for new Picture book Writers and Illustrators.”
Keats had a tremendous impact on children’s literature. The annual awards in his name reflect his powerful multicultural influence on the creators of children’s books through the years. Discover/Explore why the award is so important to emerging artists and writers, to the entire field and to children and their families.
Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Barbara Genco, Collection Management Editor, Library Journal; with Deborah Pope, Executive Director, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation; Miriam Lang Budin, Head of Children’s Services at Chappaqua Library ; writer and illustrator Pat Cummings; Lisa Von Drasek Children’s Librarian, Bank Street College of Education; and writer and illustrator Marisabina Russo.
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Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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