Fundraiser for the Kansas Center for the Book, Kansas State Library,
held at Exploration Place, Wichita, Kansas
Friday, September 29, 2006
Airball: My Life in Briefs, by L.K. Harkrader
Capote in Kansas: A Drawn Novel, Ande Parks
The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy, by Thomas Goodrich
Deputy Harvey and the Ant Cow Caper, by Brad Sneed
The Great Blues, by Steve Semken
A Hungry Heart: A Memoir, by Gordon Parks
In the Small, Small Night, by Jane Kurtz
The Kansas Guidebook for Explorers, by Marci Penner
Maggie Rose and Sass, by Eunice Boeve
The Moon Butter Route, by Max Yoho
Oceans of Kansas: A Natural History of the Western Interior Sea, by Michael J. Everhart
Ordinary Genius, by Thomas Fox Averill
Wildflowers and Grasses of Kansas: A Field Guide, by Michael John Haddock
The Youngest Brother: On a Kansas Wheat Farm During the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression, by C. Hugh Snyder
The Ball was held in conjunction with the First Annual
Lawrence Dumont Stadium, Wichita, Kansas
Friday, September 29 & Saturday, September 30, 2006
Sponsored by the Governor's Cultural Affairs Council
and the Kansas Center for the Book
—Celebrating Books, Arts, and Kansas Heritage—
This free event included speakers, performances and student activities.
Book vendors offered for sale books by Kansans and books about Kansas.
The Friday event hosted 5,500 Kansas school children.
On Saturday many families attended these festivities.