Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Baltimore Bookmaking Competition 2018

Dear bookmakers,
The Ezra Jack Keats Baltimore Bookmaking Competition is taking a brief hiatus this year. We will return in the 2018-2019 academic school year. We look forward to reading all of your wonderful stories next year!

Happy creating,
Shadra Strickland

Thursday, June 1, 2017

EJK Baltimore Bookmaking Display

This year's Ezra Jack Keats Baltimore Bookmaking winning books are on display in the Children's Section of the Enoch Pratt Public Library through the month of June! Head on down and see our wonderfully talented student work~

Monday, April 3, 2017

2017 EJK Baltimore Bookmaking Winners

We are proud to announce the winners of the second annual Baltimore Bookmaking
Competition sponsored by The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Enoch Pratt Free Library, The Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jump In Studio, Inc. and Baltimore City Public Schools.  

Elementary School city-winner:
by Emery Ancarrow & Hanaa El Fernani 
Thomas Johnson #84 ES/MS
5th grade

Middle School city-wide winner:
by Mya Nelson-Williams & Kamaya Parker-Bey
Vanguard Collegiate Middle School
8th grade

High School city-wide winner:
by Amy Artiga & Jeremiah Keaton 
Patterson High School
12th grade

The award ceremony will be held at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum on May 24 2017, during its annual African American Children’s Book Festival. City-wide winners will receive a cash prize of $500. Winning entries will be on display at The Enoch Pratt Free Library in June 2017. 

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Baltimore Bookmaking Application

Our bookmaking deadline is quickly approaching! We can't wait to see what students have come up with this year. Please note, the application has been updated year. Teachers will receive a copy of the application via e-mail, but we are also attaching it here for your convenience.