February 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Help for Hurricane Hit Libraries; Leap into Science | News Bites

Free digital resources, 100,000 “American Girl” books for NYC kids, more money for Keats Award winners, and more.

Lillie Bellin Pope, Co-Founder of Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Dies at 97

Lillie Bellin Pope, who served as vice-president of the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and helped countless students, parents, and teachers through her tireless work, died October 26 after a long illness.

Interlude Press Launches LGBTQ Imprint; Marvel Comics Partners with Scribd; Follett Challenge | News Bites

In the latest News Bites: Interlude Press launches an LGBTQ imprint for young adult readers, Lerner Publishing acquires Egmont USA’s remaining titles, and Follett announces three semifinalists for the 2015 Follett Challenge.

Chieri Uegaki and Chris Haughton Win 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards

The 2015 winners of the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award are Chieri Uegaki, author of Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin and Chris Haughton for the illustrations in Shh! We Have a Plan.

Capstone Adds YA Imprint; Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced | News Bites

Capstone adds YA “Switch Press” imprint. Register your Día programs. Ezra Jack Keats Awards announced. Baker & Taylor integrates Blackboard Learn. LEAP For Libraries grants. In the Margins top 10 list. SYNC free audiobooks. Alexandria Library Automation System now supports MakinVia.

Pictures of the Week: Winners and Honorees of the Ezra Jack Keats Award; Author and Illustrator Hervé Tullet

Winners and honorees of the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Award were celebrated at a ceremony earlier this month; Hervé Tullet signs books at a reception for his newest picture book I Am Blop!