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Traveling exhibit showcasing work of groundbreaking children’s author Ezra Jack Keats

The final illustration for "The Snowy Day," a 1962 book by Ezra Jack Keats, from the Ezra jack Keats Papers, de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, The University of Southern Mississippi. Copyright Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. (Courtesy The Jewish Museum, New York)

NEW YORK (JTA) — Fifty years ago, during the height of the civil rights campaigns, the publication of a picture book changed American children’s literature. “The Snowy Day” was about the delight of a young African-American boy named Peter as he experienced the wonder of a freshly fallen snow… Read more »