‘The Snowy Day’: Children’s book with black protagonist is focus of exhibit

August 28, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Joann Loviglio, Associated Press | July 22, 2013 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — During the height of the civil rights movement, a gentle book about a black boy in a red snowsuit crunch-crunch-crunching through the snow broke down racial barriers and now is the subject of an upcoming exhibit. Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved 1962 book, “The Snowy Day,” is credited as the first mass-market children’s storyb...

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