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Author Nahson, Claudia J.

Title The snowy day and the art of Ezra Jack Keats / Claudia J. Nahson ; with an essay by Maurice Berger.

Publication Info. New York : Jewish Museum, under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America ; New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Sycamore PL Children 1st Floor - SYLY-12  J 741.642 NAH    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 92 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Jewish Museum, New York, Sept. 9, 2011-Jan. 29, 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-89) and index.
Contents Preface / Claudia J. Nahson -- Bringing the background to the foreground, or The poetry of a trash can / Claudia J. Nahson -- One small step / Maurice Berger -- The art of Ezra Jack Keats -- Timeline / Emily Casden, Claudia J. Nahson.
Summary Coinciding with "The snow day's" 50th anniversary, this book features illustrations of Mr. Keats along with essays by Claudia J. Nahson and Maurice Berger discussing Keats' Jewish background, his advocacy of civil rights, his art and his influence.--from book jacket.
Subject Keats, Ezra Jack -- Exhibitions.
Keats, Ezra Jack. Snowy day -- Exhibitions.
Keats, Ezra Jack -- Criticism and interpretation.
Picture books for children -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
African Americans in art.
Added Author Keats, Ezra Jack.
Berger, Maurice.
Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 9780300170221 alkaline paper
030017022X alkaline paper

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