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U.S. Postal Service Reveals 'The Snowy Day' Forever Stamps

Illustrations from Ezra Jack Keats’ classic 1962 book The Snowy Day are being featured on new forever stamps from the United States Postal Service.

The Caldecott Medal winner is heralded as one of the first mainstream children’s books with an African-American child as the central character.  134 more words


A Poem for Peter by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Originally published in: 2016

What it’s about: Children’s book author Ezra Jack Keats and his creation of the iconic book The Snowy Day.

What made me pick it up: I saw it in the Children’s section of the library and it reminded me of the book on… 111 more words


Snow Day Dreamin'

The snow days of my childhood were idyllic.  Just like Peter, the little boy in one of my favorite books, Ezra Jack Keats’ The Snowy Day… 294 more words

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Whistle for Willie


you want a preschooler walking around spraying spit everywhere in attempts to whistle? well this is the book for you. shield your eyes. this book is also fun for practicing opposites and prepositions (especially space relational words). 

Snow Child

It’s an Ezra Jack Keats kind of snowy day (or days) in Vermont. If you’re not out foolishly driving around (and not many are), the snow is spiraling down exquisitely.  145 more words


March 11 in history

1387 Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood led Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.

1649 The Frondeurs and the French government signed the… 551 more words


Review: The Snowy Day

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
Viking, New York, 1962.
Realistic fiction, 33 pages.
1963 Caldecott Medal Winner
Lexile:  AD500L  (What does AD mean in Lexile levels? 686 more words

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