Kansas Reads to Preschoolers

2017 Book: The Napping House by Audrey Wood

Celebrate the importance of reading in the lives of young Kansans throughout the month of November.  The Title Selection Committee encourages libraries to keep track of the number of children who hear the book during the entire month.

2017 Committee Members:  
  • Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois, State Library of Kansas (organizer)
  • Patty Collins, Central Kansas Library System
  • Tracey DeShazo, Silver Lake Public Library
  • Anne Harris, Wichita Public Library
  • Donna Knoell, Educational Consultant
  • Vanessa North, Coffey County Library
  • Janet Reynolds, La Cygne Library
  • Melendra Sanders, North Central Kansas Libraries System
  • Sam Sulsar, Child Care Aware of Kansas

Librarians' Notes:
  • A hardcover copy will be provided to each library location, to be added to the library's collection and be used for programs.
  • Scholastic Order Form - bulk discounts so you may give away the book at events. Must be registered with Scholastic FACE program to bulk order, contact representative Jessica (email & phone at bottom of form).
  • Submit your local event(s) to the calendar.
  • Submit your event photos to the album (be sure to include the date & your library name!)
  • Statistics - keep track of attendance and number of events for the Public Library Survey (events section).
  • Love this event? Volunteers are being taken for next year's committee.

Questions: Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois

About the Author & the Book:

Promotional Materials 

The following links are fillable PDF forms; add info for your local events and save and/or print the document. For the banner image, be sure to choose "Save As -> Image -> your preferred format"


Guest Readers: