The Contemporary Jewish Museum (The CJM), the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, and San Francisco Unified School District are pleased to announce the results of the first-ever Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition on the West Coast! The Bookmaking Competition promotes the art and craft of original bookmaking in the classroom, and invites students in grades K–12 to design, write, and create their own books.
Alamo, Claire Lilienthal, Clarendon, Fairmount, Francis Scott Key, Francisco, Frank McCoppin, Grattan, Harvey Milk, Lakeshore, Commodore Sloat, Marshall, New Traditions, Rooftop, Sherman, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, Sunset, Wallenberg, Wornick JDS.
Participants were honored at an awards ceremony at The CJM on February 21, 2013. Winning books were on display from March 2–10, 2013 at the San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival at the Asian Art Museum. All books submitted to the Competition were on display in the Children’s Room at the Main Branch of the San Francisco Public Library from April 5–May 1, 2013. See photos from the awards ceremony on The CJM's Facebook page:
I Never Eat Rice with Clowns, First Grade, Sherman, Ms. Shew and Ms. Kunz
The Rain Book/The Sunshine Book, First Grade, Marshall, Ms. Moore and Ms. Viertel
The Amazing Adventures in the Coolest Castles, Second Grade, Lakeshore, Mr. Glover and Ms. Buss
The Big Book of Castle Adventures Around the World, First Grade, Commodore Sloat, Mrs. Siddle and Ms. Marshall
The Search, Ella Morris, Rooftop, Ms. Marshall
Dragon, Charlene Chein, Sunset, Ms. Brook-Kothlow and Ms. Paping
The Rocket: A Hundred Years, Liam Yaroschuk, New Traditions, Mr. Lynch
Landforms, Antonio Vasquez, Sunset, Ms. Brook-Kothlow and Ms. Caceres
The Fire Chaos, Justin Han, Claire Lilienthal, Ms. Carillo
The Lonesome Day, Christian Turner, Frank McCoppin, Ms. Dressler
Daniel’s Journey, Sam Taxay and Leah Twicken, Wornick JDS, Mr. Case
Draggy, Jason Li, Alamo, Ms. Cahuas and Ms. Bohorquez
My Sister’s Wedding, Sophie Liang and Amy Huang Chi, Francisco, Ms. Cussary
The Creative Heart, John Kelly, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, Mr. Carames
Paul, Jeremy Tu, Wallenberg, Ms. Kavanagh
Love Life, Lena Venu, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, Mr. Carames
The Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition is presented in partnership with the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and the San Francisco Unified School District.
School and Teacher Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum are made possible by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Leadership support comes from The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation with additional generous support from Carmen Castro-Franceschi and Paul Franceschi, First Republic Bank, and the Morris Stulsaft Foundation.