2016 Presenting Authors

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Children
Jane O’Connor – Fancy Nancy series (Ages 4-8)
Stephen T. Johnson – Alphabet Schools (Ages 4-8)
Krista Boan & Alysia Quisenberry – Grab Your Crown: A ballad for those who Believe (Ages 4-8)
Barbara Waterman-Peters & Glendyn Buckley – The Fish’s Wishes
Molly McCluckey-Shipman – Emma’s Dilemma (Ages 3-8)
Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier – Marco and I Want to Play Ball: A true story of inclusion and self-determination (Ages 3-8)

Middle-Grades and YA
Aaron Barnhart & Diane Eickhoff – Firebrand (Ages 10-18)
Andrea Warren: The Boy Who Became Buffalo Bill: Growing Up Billy Cody in Bleeding Kansas (Ages 9-14)
Roderick Townley – A Bitter Magic (Ages 9-14)

Adult Fiction
Michael D. Graves – To Leave a Shadow
Crystal Bradshaw – Eliza: A Generational Journey

Adult Non-Fiction
Michael V. Hayden – Former CIA & NSA Director, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror
Dr. Rachel Epp Buller – Have Milk Will Travel: Adventures in Breastfeeding
Jonathan & Kristin Conard – Kansas Trail Guide
Scott Martelle – The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth
Michael John Haddock – Kansas Wildflowers and Weeds
Rod Beemer – Notorious Kansas Bank Heists: Gunslingers to Gangsters
George Frazier – The Last Wild Places of Kansas
Rosa Walston Latimer – Harvey Houses of Kansas: Historic Hospitality from Topeka to Syracuse
Dana Bowman – Bottled: A Mom’s Guide to Early Recovery
Warren Street – Twenty-Five Years Among the Indians and Buffalo: A Frontier Memoir

Poetry
Melissa Fite Johnson – While the Kettle’s On

Cookbook
Jeff Martin – Buttercream Dreams