Community book chosen
March 19, 2021
For its 20th anniversary, One Book Northland committee has selected "The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead as the 2021 One Book Northland title.
The committee selection was influenced by the cancellation of the 2020 events for that year's selected title, "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson, due to the pandemic. The topic of racial injustice presented in this nonfiction work still needs to be made available for community discussion, and so a coordinating fiction work was carefully researched and selected. Community engagement on these important topics is necessary and desired and the reason for O...