UPK Publishes 49 of 150 Best Books of Kansas

ks lib logThe State Library of Kansas hosts a list of the 150 Best Kansas Books. UPK is proud to claim credit for publishing 49 of these tomes, including:

1001 Kansas Place Names, by Sondra Van Meter McCoy and Jan Hults

The Autobiography of William Allen White, by William Allen White

Bleeding Kansas: Contested Liberty in the Civil War Era, by Nicole Etcheson

Brown v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and the Constitution, by Robert Cottrol, Raymond T. Diamond and Leland B. Ware

Dying and Living on the Kansas Prairie: A Diary, by Carol Brunner Rutledge (out of print at this time)

The End of Indian Kansas: A Study of Cultural Revolution, 1854-1871, by H. Craig Miner and William E. Unrau

The Enduring Indians of Kansas: A Century and a Half of Acculturation, by Joseph B. Herring

Exodusters: Black Migrations to Kansas After Reconstruction, by Nell Irvin Painter (out of print at this time)

Farming the Dust Bowl: A First-Hand Account from Kansas, by Lawrence Svoboda

Flint Hills Cowboys: Tales from the Tallgrass Prairie, by Jim Hoy

Folklore from Kansas: Customs, Beliefs and Superstitions, William E. Koch (ed.)

Ghost Towns of Kansas: A Traveler’s Guide, by Daniel Fitzgerald

The Great Kansas Bond Scandal, by Robert Smith Bader

Guide to Kansas Architecture, by David H. Sachs and George Ehrlich

The Guide to Kansas Birds and Birding Hot Spots, by Bob Gress and Pete Janzen

Haunted Kansas: Ghost Stories and Other Eerie Tales, by Lisa Hefner Heitz

Hayseeds, Moralizers, and Methodists: The Twentieth-Century Image of Kansas, by Robert Smith Bader

Home on the Range: A Century on the High Plains, by James R. Dickenson

Indian Orphanages, by Marilyn Irvin Holt

John Brown to Bob Dole: Movers and Shakers in Kansas History, Virgil W. Dean (ed.)

Kansas: A History of the Sunflower State, 1854-2000, by H. Craig Miner

Kansas and the West: New Perspectives, Rita Napier (ed.)

Kansas Archaeology, by Robert J. Hoard and William E. Banks

The Kansas Cookbook, by Frank Carey and Jayni Naas

Kansas Geology: An Introduction to Landscapes, Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils, Rex Buchanan (ed.)

Kansas in Color: Photographs Selected by Kansas! Magazine, Andrea Glenn (ed.) (out of print at this time)

Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide, by Laura Jost and Dave Loewenstein

Kansas Quilts & Quilters, by Barbara Brackman and Jennie Chin (out of print at this time)

Kansas Wetlands: A Wildlife Treasury, Joseph T. Collins, Suzanne L. Collins and Bob Gress

A Kansas Year, by Mike Blair

Land of the Post Rock: Its Origins, History and People, by Grace Muilenburg and Ada Swineford

Living Landscapes of Kansas, paintings by Robert Sudlow

The Last Cattle Drive, by Robert Day

Next Year Country: Dust to Dust in Western Kansas, 1890-1940, by H. Craig Miner

Peopling the Plains: Who Settled Where in Frontier Kansas, by James R. Shortridge

Prohibition in Kansas: A History, by Robert Smith Bader

Roadside Kansas: A Traveler’s Guide to its Geology and Landmarks, by Rex C. Buchanan and James R. McCauley

Section 27: A Century on a Family Farm, by Mil Penner

Seeding Civil War: Kansas in the National News, 1854-1858, by H. Craig Miner

Sod and Stubble: The Story of a Kansas Homestead, by John Ise

Sod-House Days: Letters from a Kansas Homesteader, 1877-1878, by Howard Ruede

Time, Politics, and Policies: A Legislative Year, by Burdett A. Loomis

A Time to Lose: Representing Kansas in Brown v. Board of Education, by Paul E. Wilson

True Tales of Old-Time Kansas, by David Dary

West of Wichita: Settling the High Plains of Kansas, 1865-1890, by H. Craig Miner

What Kansas Means to Me: Twentieth-Century Writers on the Sunflower State, Thomas Fox Averill (ed.)

Wildflowers and Grasses of Kansas: A Field Guide, by Michael John Haddock

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Kansas Centennial Edition, by L. Frank Baum, Michael McCurdy, and Ray Bradbury

The WPA Guide to 1930s Kansas, by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas, Introduction by James R. Shortridge