Kansas Notable Books

Congratulations to the 2018 Kansas Notable Book Award winners!

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Bad Kansas: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction #89) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820351285
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 15th, 2017

Cricket in the Thicket: Poems about Bugs Cover Image
By Carol Murray, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780805098181
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 9th, 2017

Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250160560
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 27th, 2018

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Feet of the Messenger: Poems Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781943491100
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Published: BkMk Press of the University of Missouri-Kans - October 2nd, 2017

Fireflies in the Gathering Dark Cover Image
$17.50
ISBN: 9781945752827
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Published: Kelsay Books - May 16th, 2017

Headlights on the Prairie: Essays on Home Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780700624713
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Published: University Press of Kansas - July 21st, 2017

Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's Secret Campaign against Joseph McCarthy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451686616
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 27th, 2018

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Kansas Baseball, 1858-1941 Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780700624409
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Published: University Press of Kansas - April 21st, 2017

Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780976540823
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Published: Kansas Sampler - May 6th, 2017

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The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476796253
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Published: Scribner - September 19th, 2017

Midnight at the Electric Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062393548
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Published: HarperCollins - June 13th, 2017

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The Shape of Ideas: An Illustrated Exploration of Creativity Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419723179
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 9th, 2017

Stark Mad Abolitionists: Lawrence, Kansas, and the Battle Over Slavery in the Civil War Era Cover Image
By Robert K. Sutton, Bob Dole (Foreword by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781510716490
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - August 1st, 2017

That Is My Dream!: A picture book of Langston Hughes's
By Langston Hughes, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399550171
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 3rd, 2017

To the Stars Through Difficulties Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631522338
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Published: She Writes Press - April 4th, 2017