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Book Advent Calendar 2017--Day 10: The Little Drummer Boy

One theme ends and another continues. Here’s the second in a row of an illustrated Christmas song, although this one is not revised or reworked. We’re not a religious family but my kids love, love, love this song, and this book. 284 more words


On Color Backgrounds: Ezra Jack Keats' "The Snowy Day"

Meet the Hanslick Girls: Gwen, Eleanor and Dania. Created by writer Zach Barr, they are a trio of friends who are always out experiencing the best of entertainment. 1,838 more words


The Fall 2017 Dance Show is a Must See

By: Nina Campli, Assistant Editor of Student Life and Arts

Every semester, the Department of Theater and Dance and the Drew University Dramatic Society (DUDS) put on a dance show, and this semester’s was by far one of the best. 472 more words

Student Life & Arts

Review: Two Tickets to Freedom

Two Tickets to Freedom: The True Story of William and Ellen Craft, Fugitive Slaves by Florence B. Freedman, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats.
My edition Scholastic, New York, 1995.   753 more words

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Little Discoveries Yield Big Laughs in "The Snowy Day"

Review:  The Snowy Day

By Perry Tannenbaum

Faced with the problem of turning Ezra Jack Keats’ children’s classic, The Snowy Day, into an hour-long stage production, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and adaptor Jerome Hairston have resisted the temptations of bloating the story with needless pabulum or stretching it with irrelevant songs. 393 more words


The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats

Claudia J. Nahson
With an essay by Maurice Berger
Yale University Press, 2011

From the dust jacket: “In 1962, Ezra Jack Keats’s children’s book… 399 more words


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