Today is Kansas Day, marking the admission of Kansas as the 34th state in the Union, on January 29, 1861.
We’re also celebrating the fact that Maggie Vaults Over the Moon has found its place on the bookshelves of Kansas history.
The teen sports novel has been added to the Wulfmeyer Special Collections section of the Wichita Public Library.
The Wulfmeyer Special Collection contains books about Kansas pioneers and cowboys and others who shaped the bold history of the Sunflower State. The collection also includes the inspiring story of Maggie Steele, the gutsy farm girl from fictional Grain Valley, Kansas, who overcomes tragedy and soars to new heights through the daring sport of pole-vaulting. Continue reading