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2011 Kansas Notable Book Awards

I wasn’t that good at track meets in junior high, but I finally won my first medal, ever. And I’m pleased that it was for writing. For Kansas writing. Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State was … Continue reading

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In the House

This morning in the House of Representatives Chamber in the Kansas Capitol, Gary Blitsch of SouthWind Art Gallery introduced Don Lambert and me. Don Lambert portrayed John Steuart Curry and so he was dressed in his painter’s overalls. I was … Continue reading

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My kindergarten teacher

Now that most of winter has passed, I’m looking forward to hitting the road with more book events. I had a number of signings last fall and it was such a delight to meet people across the state. And – … Continue reading

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A young reader

This picture shows the best part of this evening’s book event at the Martin & Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute.  This young girl is 6 and is learning to read. She pointed out the one, two and three letter … Continue reading

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