Thank you for your interest in One Book One Nebraska. The
website for the 2012 selection, "I Am a Man": Chief Standing Bear's
Journey for Justice, by Joe Starita, is now accessible at
Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps,
by Ted Kooser
Nebraska marks its seventh year of
One Book One Nebraska, selecting and
promoting a title for Nebraska citizens to read to celebrate the literary
richness of our state. Nebraska libraries and other literary and cultural
organizations statewide plan activities and events to encourage all
Nebraskans to read and discuss the same book.
The Nebraska Center for the Book announced Local Wonders: Seasons in
the Bohemian Alps as the 2011 One Book One Nebraska featured selection
at the Celebration of Nebraska Books on Nov. 6, 2010. The other four
finalists were I Am A Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice by
Joe Starita; Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry by Greg Kosmicki
and Mary K. Stillwell, editors; Plainsong by Kent Haruf; and A Sandhills
Ballad by Ladette Randolph.
One Book One Nebraska 2011 is sponsored by the
Nebraska Center for
the Book, Nebraska
Nebraska Library Association,
Nebraska Library Commission,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nebraska Repertory Theatre, and the
University of Nebraska Press.
Use this Website to discover a wide
variety of materials and activities to support your exploration of Local Wonders and the life of
The choice for the 2012 One Book One Nebraska will
be announced October 22, 2011, at 5:30 p.m., at the Nebraska Center for
Celebration of Nebraska Books. The event will take place at the Lied
Center for Performing Arts, 12th & R Streets, on the University of
Nebraska campus in downtown Lincoln.
To nominate a book for 2012 One Book One Nebraska,
e-mail by June 15, 2011.
Recommendations may also be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to the
Nebraska Center for the Book; One Book One Nebraska; c/o Nebraska
Library Commission Reference Services; 1200 N Street, Ste. 120; Lincoln,