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One Book Chelmsford 2009 Announced

One Book Chelmsford logoAll the votes have been counted, and Chelmsford's One Book for 2009 is:

Three Cups of Tea book coverThree Cups of Tea,
by Greg Mortenson

The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones' campaign to build schools in the most dangerous, remote, and anti-American reaches of Asia. Inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers, the author is building schools to provide a balanced education in an isolated and dangerous region.

One Book events and information will be available soon, and copies of Three Cups of Tea are available through the library's catalog. Also, here are some online resources to get Chelmsford ready to read our One Book 2009:

Thank you to everyone who voted! Keep checking our One Book webpage for information on One Book Chelmsford 2009.

Update: Exciting news! Greg Mortenson is coming to Chelmsford on Sunday, February 8th, as part of his book tour for his two children's books based on Three Cups of Tea. Visit the One Book webpage for more information.

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 at 4:16 pm and is filed under Books, One Book.

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2 Responses to “One Book Chelmsford 2009 Announced”

  1. Sue West Says:
    December 1st, 2008 at 2:08 pm

    Excellent choice! Any chance you can get Greg Mortensen to come speak???

  2. Brian Herzog, Head of Reference Says:
    December 1st, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    We're trying. We haven't gotten a confirmation yet, but we are hoping he will be able to be part of the program lineup for One Book Chelmsford 2009. We'll certainly announce the event if it does work out, but it'll also be posted on our One Book webpage.

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