Kansas Reads to Preschoolers

Not a BoxActing State Librarian Ray Walling, along with the Kansas Reads to Preschoolers committee, is pleased to announce that the 2022 title is Not a Box, by Antoinette Portis.


This picture book story will appeal to young readers, with a focus on the 2-5 years old age group, and is available in English and Spanish (No es una caja).


Please see the Ordering & Read Alikes tab below for the order form.

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Kansas Reads to Preschoolers is an annual event that promotes reading to all Kansas children from birth through age five. Through the statewide program, parents, librarians and caregivers are encouraged to read the chosen title during a selected week and month.

For more information about Kansas Reads to Preschoolers contact Nikki Hansen, Resource Sharing Librarian for the State Library. nicole.hansen@ks.gov