A PICTURE BOOK FOR ALL AGES!
After 135 years, the international newsmaking, ceiling-breaking, and shocking election of Susanna Salter has finally been captured in a highly celebrated picture book.
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Every year, the Library of Congress Center for the Book features a book from each state and territories, creating an annual list of “Great Reads.” Books are chosen by their state library or Library of Congress affiliate.
The Kansas Center for the Book,
affiliate of the Library of Congress, has named,
A Vote For Susanna, The First Woman Mayor
by Karen M. Greenwald as their
2022 “Great Reads from Great Places” selection.
As the state library's choice, A Vote for Susanna, The First Woman Mayor will represent Kansas at the 2022 National Book Festival of the Library of Congress!
The State Library of Kansas
is proud to name
A Vote for Susanna
as the book to represent Kansas
at the National Book Festival
-State Librarian Ray Walling
Each year, the Kansas Notable Books list features 15 books, published during the previous calendar year, which are about or set in Kansas, or written by a Kansas author. This year’s selection committee includes representatives of public, university, and school libraries, teachers, academics, and writers.
Kansas Notable Books is a project of the Kansas Center for
the Book, a program at the State Library of Kansas which is
the state affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the
Book. The mission of the Kansas Center for the Book is to highlight the state’s literary heritage and foster an interest
in books, reading, and libraries.
"VERDICT: An engaging work of narrative
nonfiction that has clear applications in
classrooms and school libraries."
―School Library Journal
"Factually accurate and accessibly told."
VERDICT: Get it.
"Her [Salter's] story of unexpected and unprecedented events is told beautifully and in a child friendly way by children’s author, Karen M. Greenwald."
Emmy-Winning KSN-NBC Host
Good DAY, KANSAS