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The mission of the Kansas Reading Association is to promote learning through quality literacy experiences for all.

Manuscripts needed for Kansas Journal of Reading

Plans for the 2015-2016 Kansas Journal of Reading are underway. KJR is seeking manuscripts for the upcoming edition. CLICK HERE for more information.

Manuscript submissions are due July 1.  Other submissions such as KRA Projects Around the World, Children’s Responses to Literature, Reviews of Professional Resources, and Teaching Vignettes are due October 1. Please consider submitting your work to KJR.  Spread the flyer to all who might be interested. And always ask if you have any questions.

Donita Shaw, 2015-2016 KJR Editor

New KRA Member Portal

We are thrilled to announce the unveiling of the new KRA Member Portal. This new system provides members with the same important content as the previous version; however, it is much more user friendly. In addition, we will be able to better facilitate communications with and among our members. We encourage you to explore your new portal and get connected with KRA through with the new online professional discussion forums and social forums for individual local councils.

To take a look at our new member offerings, please refresh your browser and login at the right or go to

2015 Spring Newsletter Has Arrived



2016 Nominees for Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award Announced

Renew Your KRA Membership

Renew or register now for your Kansas Reading Association membership. Membership may be paid online or via mail. Please note that a $1.25 convenience fee will be added for online payment processing. Contact Diana Spriggs, KRA Membership Secretary, with any questions.

Click Here for Online KRA Registration:

KRA Registration Via Mail:

If you would rather mail in your registration: download, print and complete the membership form (Adobe "Acrobat Reader" required). Please mail your form and payment to:

Diana Spriggs
KRA Membership Secretary
1028 Northwest Ave.
Junction City, Kansas 66441

KRA is a proud recipient of:
  • 2001-2014 IRA Award of Excellence
  • 2013 Gold Level Student Membership
  • 2012 Gold Level Membership
  • 2004, 2007 President's Cup
  • 2008 IRA Horizon Award
  • 2007 IRA Membership Excellence Award

  • KRA is a member of:
  • Kansas Learning First Alliance (KLFA)
  • Kansas Center for the Book (KCFB)

  • KRA is an affiliate of:
  • The International Reading Association
  • Kansas Association of School Libraries
  • Kansas Learning First Alliance
  • Kansas Reads to Kids
  • William Allen White Book Award Selection Committee

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