The 2014 selection for One Book – One Lincoln has been announced. The majority of the popular vote was for The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.
You can find resources related to this year’s selection on our 2014 One Book – One Lincoln web site. Watch for additional programming and discussion opportunities coming soon!
Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard!
Readers in Lincoln cast their votes in June and July, and by an overwhelming majority, the title you all selected for this year’s One Book One Lincoln title was Millard’s engrossing look at the assassination of President James A. Garfield.
You can visit this year’s official One Book – One Lincoln website for resources related to this year’s selected title. The special programs for this year are still being finalized, and we’ll announce those on the libraries’ website, on Facebook, and via the One Book – One Lincoln e-mail list as soon as possible.
The winning title for the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln, as voted on by you, the readers, is…
Joe Starita’s I Am a Man, a historical narrative about Chief Standing Bear of the Ponca Indian tribe, and his historic journey to achieve justice for his people in the late 1800s.
You can check out the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln site, with background information about Starita, the book, and the topics covered within the book, at the following URL:
https://lincolnlibraries.org/depts/bookguide/obol/obol2010/front.htm [link currently inactive]
Discussion groups and special programming are still being finalized — watch this Blog, the libraries’ web site, and the libraries’ Facebook and Twitter feeds to stay up-to-date on all One Book – One Lincoln developments!