Our mission is to promote learning through quality literary experiences for all.

2017 BMJ Award Voting Open

It is that time of year again to select the title to add to the incredible list of previous Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Awards. Let your voice be heard by voting for one of the ten titles that best promotes an appreciation of quality literature for young children across Kansas. Voting will be open from January 30- February 28.

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2016-2017 Kansas Journal of Reading now available to our KRA members

The 2016-2017 Kansas Journal of Reading can be downloaded now. First, log in to the members-only section of the KRA website and visit the Publications page or CLICK NOW to download your copy.


New school year, new Campaign for Literacy

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Kansas Reading Association.  Our theme for the 2016-17 school year is CAMPAIGN FOR LITERACY.  After all, don’t we want to be the greatest advocates for the development of literacy skills?  This goal, of course, may be achieved in a variety of ways.  This is where the Kansas Reading Association can step in and help.

As a member of KRA, you have the opportunity to have a voice at your local level and also on the State level.  We welcome your participation!  We are growing with membership options of not only the regular membership, but also mentor and retired memberships.  And also recently, we have added institutional memberships available through our universities.  We love getting pre-service teachers involved with their fresh ideas! 

Our Kansas Reading Association is looking forward to an exciting year of literacy opportunities.  Come join our campaign!

Yours in literacy,
Deanna Burton
KRA President, 2016-2017
dburton@kansasread.org

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Electronic Book Bag project unveiled

KRA's new Electronic Book Bag project was unveiled at the 2016 Fall Conference. Parents, students, and teachers can utilize these free electronic resources to help students engage and explore picture books. Currently there are 5 book bags online with more set to be released in the coming weeks. The new website is located at www.electronicbookbags.org.

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