2023 EZRA JACK KEATS AWARD COMMITTEE
A distinguished selection committee of children’s literature and early childhood education specialists, librarians, authors and illustrators reviews the entries, seeking engaging books that portray the universal qualities of childhood, a strong and supportive family, and the multicultural nature of our world.
Meet the 2023 Committee:
Deborah Taylor, Coordinator, Student & Youth Services (Retired
Melissa Iwai, Author/Illustrator
Rita Auerbach,Librarian (Retired)
Jennifer M. Brown, Senior Editor, Shelf Awareness
Pat Cummings, Author and/or illustrator
Carmen Agra Deedy, Author/Storyteller
Dean Schneider, Author/Educator
Vaunda Nelson, Author, Librarian (Retired)
Chris Raschka, Author/Illustrator
Read more about the committee.