Friday, February 26, 2016

2016 Baltimore Bookmaking Winners

A very big CONGRATULATIONS goes out to this year's Ezra Jack Keats Baltimore Bookmaking winners!!! We are so proud of everyone who participated this year. Please join us in celebrating this year's winners. We hope to see you all on May 14th for our awards ceremony at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum.

 Jump In Studio, Enoch Pratt Library, and Reginald F. Lewis Museum 
announce Ezra Jack Keats Baltimore Bookmaking Competition Winners 

We are proud to announce the winners of the first annual Baltimore Bookmaking Competition sponsored by The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is partnering with Enoch Pratt Library, The Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jump In Studio, Inc. and Baltimore City Public Schools. We have named one winner and one runner up in each division. 

Elementary School city-winner is: 
The Invasion of the Creatures 
by Liahna Rebello and Kenzi Merchant 
Monarch Academy 
4th grade 

Runner-up is: 
Stinky Feet by Lily Ureta and Donniya Burgess 
Arlington Elementary 
5th grade 
Middle School city-wide winner is: 
by Marc Miango 
Garret Heights Elementary School 
8th grade 

Runner up is: 
The Mysteries of the Missing Letters by Majai Moulden 
Arlington Elementary/Middle 
8th grade 
High School city-wide winner is: 
Trust Kills 
byTrey Robinson Jr. 
Pa tterson High School 
11th grade 
A True Knight’s Day
by Megan Thomspon 
Baltimore Design School 
10th grade 

The award ceremony will be held at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum on May 14, 2016, during its annual African American Children’s Book Festival. City-wide winners will receive a cash prize of $500. Supervising teachers of this year’s winners and runners up will receive a gift certificate from Penguin Random House, good for the purchase of 25 books from their catalog. School-wide winning entries will be on display at The Enoch Pratt Library in May, 2016 (dates to be announced). 
Congratulations to this year’s winners!

First Place - Elementary School
Invasion of the Creatures
Liahna Rebello & Kenzi Merchant
Monarch Academy

Invasion of the Creatures -interior

First Place - Middle School
Marc Miango
Garret Heights Elementary
Kyonom - interior

Winner - High School
Trust Kills
Trey Robinson Jr.
Patterson High

Trust Kills - interior
Runner Up - Elementary School
Stinky Feet
Lily Ureta & Donniya Burgess
Arlington Elementary

Stinky Feet - Interior
Runner Up - Middle School
The Mysteries of the Missing Letters
Majai Moulden
Arlington Elementary/Middle
The Mysteries of the Missing Letters - interior

Runner Up - High School
A True Knight's Day
Megan Thompson
Baltimore Design School

A True Knight's Day - interior