SALTER HOUSE 
MUSEUM

ARGONIA,KANSAS

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.

 

 To download an educational guide, Girl Scout guide, or coloring book pages please click here.

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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!

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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 

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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. 

EDITORIAL REVIEWS

"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.

Kirkus Reviews

"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."

-JILLIAN CARROLL

Emmy-Winning  KSN-NBC Host

Good DAY, KANSAS

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