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Ever wonder how historic events really unfolded?​ So do I! That's why I love putting on my detective hat and searching for clues to hidden heroes of the past. 

​Forget your GPS. You don't need it where we're going!

Sounds interesting, right? Wait until you read more...

 FIRST STOP:  1887 

A Vote For Susanna: The First Woman Mayor reveals the true story of what happened in 1887 when a group of men in Kansas put a woman's name on their city's ballot as a joke to discourage women from voting--as told to a boy by his grandmother who remembered the incident.

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ORDER your copy HERE 
Or: support your favorite indie bookseller!

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 2021 BOOKS OF THE YEAR 

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 SLJ - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL 

"Verdict: An engaging work of narrative nonfiction that has clear applications in classrooms and school libraries. Recommended for elementary collections."

 KIRKUS REVIEW 

"Our verdict: GET IT"

 NBC'S GOOD DAY KANSAS 

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"Her [Salter's] story of unexpected and unprecedented events is told beautifully and in a child friendly way by children’s author, Karen M. Greenwald."
 
Jillian Carroll
KSN's (NBC) Emmy-Winning Host,
Good Day, Kansas

 

 NAMED "SHARE MY LESSON" PARTNER! 

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I am proud to announce that I have been named

a PARTNER on the AFT's SHARE MY LESSON platform!

Click on the NEWS tab for more detials.

 

Visit my Partner page HERE. Check back often,

as I will be constantly adding to my page!

 NON-PROFIT GIRLS, INC. 

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Girls, Inc is including

A VOTE FOR SUSANNA,

THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR

on their Program News Channel--making this story avail. to their 82 US & Canadian orgs!

 

So honored! Thank you,@girls_inc

Their motto is, "inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold." These qualities reflect the actions of Susanna Salter!

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 SPECIAL THANKS! 


Special thanks to the following for featuring
A VOTE FOR SUSANNA, THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR

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PREVIOUSLY...

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 NWHM BRAVE GIRLS 11.10 

BRAVE GIRLS VIRTUAL STORY TIME. Calling all Brave Girls! Join author Karen M. Greenwald for a live reading with Q&A of her book, A Vote For Susanna: The First Woman Mayor, in observance of Election Day.

Registration required: https://bit.ly/3mmqbkN

 NWHM BOOK LAUNCH 10.1! 

A HUGE "Thank you!" to the National Women's History Museum for making A VOTE FOR SUSANNA part of their very first Brave Girls Virtual Story Time Book Launch! It was a fantastic afternoon!

 

 

 

 

 

What an honor to share and celebrate this day with Nancy Churnin (Dear Mr. Dickens) and Songju Daemicke (Tu Youyou’s Discovery: Finding a Cure for Malaria. 

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 PICTURE BOOK MINI SUMMIT 8.31! 

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Many thanks to Julie Hedlund, Emma Walton Hamilton, Katie Davis, Laura Backes, Jon Bard, and Kelli Panique for this incredible evening! What a great way to introduce A VOTE FOR SUSANNA, THE FIRST WOMAN MAYOR!