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Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Kansas Notable Books, 2008

Brad Sneed, right, author and illustrator for the book, "The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians," signs a copy for Marcia Allen, a librarian at Manhattan Public Library. Sneed and his book were among those honored Tuesday at the Statehouse with the 2008 Kansas Notable Books Award.

Ann Williamson / The Capital-Journal

Kansas Notable Books

From awards article that appeared in The Topeka Capital-Journal September 3
(click on URL below):

• "American Shaolin," by Matthew Polly

• "The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians," by Brad Sneed

• "Can I Keep My Jersey?" by Paul Shirley

• "The Curse of Catunkhamun," by Tim Raglin

• "The Farther Shore," by Matthew Eck

• "From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White," by Beverley O. Buller

• "Hellfire Canyon," by Max McCoy

• "Hunger for the Wild: America's Obsession with the Untamed West," by Michael L. Johnson

• "The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2007," by Albert Goldbarth

• "A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution," by David A. Nichols

• "The Middle of Somewhere," by J.B. Cheaney

• "The Rest of Her Life," by Laura Moriarty

• "Sea Monsters," by Michael J. Everhart

• "Storm Chaser: A Photographer's Journey," by Jim Reed

• "Writing in an Age of Silence," by Sara Paretsky

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