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Kansas City upbringing: From books to movies and back again

When I was growing up in the 1970s in Kansas City (sometimes called “the buckle of the Bible belt”) my father, a Baptist minister, did not allow our family to go to ...

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That is My Dream! by Langston Hughes, to represent Kansas

Each year as part of the Great Reads program at the Library of Congress National Book Festival, every state offers a book that highlights its literary culture and history. At this year’s ...

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Little House on the Prairie controversy has Missouri connection

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When you think of Little House on the Prairie, you normally wouldn’t think of Missouri or racism. Now the legendary author who wrote those books has had her name stripped from a ...

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Your favorite Christmas movie may have started as a book

Book factoids and new releases in time for Christmas. Tis the Season to Read… Did you realize that some of the classic Christmas movies started as books? Here are some movies you ...

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