One Maryland, One Book
All American Boys
by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
One Maryland One Book (OMOB) brings together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book.
Join us to discuss this unforgettable new novel from award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.
"This life-changing, nation-changing book is written with fire and love and courage. Read it, weep, and then share its power with everyone you know."— Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times-bestselling author of Speak.
One Maryland, One Book Events
Join Calvert Library and Huntingtown High School theatre program for this compelling dramatic presentation of All American Boys.
Sat, Oct 15 7pm
Huntingtown High School
4125 Solomons Island Rd
Wed, Sep 28, 11am
St. Charles High School
5305 Piney Church Rd
Join a gathering of eclectic individuals and organizations for Community Connections over refreshments. Bring your deep thoughts, your interest in meeting new people and your commitment to improving our community. Discussion will be based on the themes of the One Maryland One Book All American Boys.
Thu, Sep 22
6pm, Calvert Library Prince Frederick
Tue, Sep 20
7pm, Calvert Library Prince Frederick
Mon, Sep 26
7pm, Southern Branch
Monday, Oct 3
7pm, Twin Beaches Branch
Wed, Oct 19
2pm, Fairview Branch
Join author and editor Elisavietta Ritchie as she encourages the art of creative memoir writing. Bring 12 double-spaced copies of your piece of memoir, 500-800 words, to work on and share with the group. Writing to be inspired by the themes in the One Maryland, One Book title All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.
Wed, Sep 14, 2pm, Creative Memoirs
Wed, Oct 12, 2pm, Creative Memoirs
More information on the One Maryland One Book program from Maryland Humanities