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2017-2018 OBOS Book Choice is: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Our theme this year is “Everyone Belongs” and we are thrilled to share that we chose National Book Award Winner Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson as our One Book One School book for this year.  Told in verse, Jacqueline tells the story of her childhood growing up as an African American in the 1960s in both South Carolina and New York and her early impressions of the Civil Rights Movement.  Ms. Woodson has recently been honored as the 2018 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is one of today's best young adult and children's authors.  



Previous One Book One School Book Titles

2016-2017:  The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

2015-2016:  I Am Malala by Malala Yousagzai

2014-2015:  Paperboy by Vince Vawter

2013-2014: Unstoppable by Tim Green

2012-2013:  Shooting Kabul by N.H. Senzai

2011-2012:  A Long Walk to Water: based on a true story by Linda Sue Park

2010-2011:  All Shook Up by Shelley Pearsall 

2009-2010:  Peak by Roland Smith

2008-2009:  Secrets, Lies and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman