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NCompass Live: 2020 One Book One Nebraska: 'All the Gallant Men'

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NCompass Live - Feb. 19, 2020
http://nlc.nebraska.gov/NCompassLive/

In this sixteenth year of One Book One Nebraska, Nebraska libraries and other literary and cultural organizations continue to plan activities and events to encourage all Nebraskans to read and discuss the same book. Join us to hear more about this state reading promotion activity, sponsored by the Nebraska Center for the Book, Humanities Nebraska, and the Nebraska Library Commission.

We are very pleased to announce that our 2020 selection is, All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor (William Morrow, 2016) by Donald Stratton, with Ken Gire.

NCompass Live: 2020 One Book One Nebraska: 'All the Gallant Men'

  1. 1. 2020 One Book One Nebraska All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Donald Stratton
  2. 2. One Book One Nebraska ■ Encourages Nebraskans across the state to read and discuss one book, chosen from books written by Nebraska authors or that have a Nebraska theme or setting. ■ Committee of the Nebraska Center for the Book selected this book from a list of titles nominated by Nebraskans from across the state. ■ Sponsored by: - Nebraska Center for the Book - Humanities Nebraska - Nebraska Library Commission - Regional Library Systems
  3. 3. One Book One Nebraska 2005-2020
  4. 4. All the Gallant Men is the first memoir by a USS Arizona survivor. Born in Inavale, Nebraska and raised in Red Cloud, Donald Stratton joined the Navy in 1940 at the age of eighteen. On December 7, 1941, he was a Seaman First Class on the USS Arizona. All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor
  5. 5. Nebraskans Actively Engaged throughout 2020 Book Club kits circulating Check out News/Events: onebook.nebraska.gov
  6. 6. Join the Conversation https://www.facebook.com/OneBookOneNebraska
  7. 7. Create a Local Program ■ Publicity Toolkit: - Request bookmarks and business cards - Print posters in a variety of sizes ■ Book Club Kits ■ Local activity: Host a scholar listed on the Speakers Bureau of Humanities Nebraska. https://humanitiesnebraska.org/speakers/ speakers-bureau-eligibility/ for details on their Speaker's Bureau General Public Programs Eligibility requirements and for steps to book a speaker and to access application forms.
  8. 8. Nebraska Warrior Writers Program ■ In partnership with the Nebraska Writing Project and the Veterans Administration, Humanities Nebraska launched a new writing program aimed at veterans and active duty military personnel in the autumn of 2014. Participants need only be interested in writing in any form – they do not need to have any previous writing experience to benefit from the workshops. ■ https://humanitiesnebraska.org/progra ms/partner-programs/nebraska-warrior- writers.html
  9. 9. Celebration of Nebraska Books ■ Join us for the Celebration of Nebraska Books, October 17th, 2020! ■ The Celebration is free and open to the public. ■ Presentation of the Nebraska Center for the Book’s Nebraska Book Awards, Mildred Bennett Award, and Jane Geske Award.
  10. 10. http://centerforthebook.nebraska.gov/obon-nomination.asp
  11. 11. For more information: Tessa Terry Nebraska Library Commission Communications Coordinator tessa.terry@nebraska.gov 402-471-3434 http://onebook.nebraska.gov/2020/index.aspx

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