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2014 Ezra Jack Keats Award Ceremony

Earlier this year, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation announced the New Writer and New Illustrator Award Winners for books published in 2013. The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation partnered with the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection to recognize new voices and artists in children’s literature. On April 10, they celebrated the winners and honorees during the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival at The University of Southern Mississippi. Below are pictures from the event.

Ame Dyckman, winner of the New Writer Award for Tea Party Rules, with Christian Robinson, winner of the New Illustrator Award for Rain! (Photo: Kelly Dunn, Southern Miss Photo Services)

Ame Dyckman, winner of the New Writer Award for Tea Party Rules, with Christian Robinson, winner of the New Illustrator Award for Rain! (Photo: Kelly Dunn, Southern Miss Photo Services)

 

Winners and Honorees: Linda Davick, Pat Zietlow Miller, Ame Dyckman, Christian Robinson, and K. G. Campbell (Photo: Kelly Dunn, Southern Miss Photo Services)

Winners and Honorees: Linda Davick, Pat Zietlow Miller, Ame Dyckman, Christian Robinson, and K. G. Campbell (Photo: Kelly Dunn, Southern Miss Photo Services)

 

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Biz Hyzy is a graduate of Lake Forest College with a BA in English Literature. She is one of Booklist's editorial assistants for the Adult Books department. In the past, she has worked as a bookseller at Half Price Books. When she isn’t reading, you can find her watching BBC dramas with a cup of tea in hand.

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