One Book One New Paltz

One Book One New Paltz officially kicked off with its first event last weekend at SUNY New Paltz where actors from the Mohonk Mountain Stage Company read from this year’s book of choice -- War Dances by Sherman Alexie.

For kids and young adults, their townwide reading assignment is also a book by Alexie -- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Alexie was born on a Spokane tribal reservation in northeastern Washington State, and the true diary book is his autobiography about growing up there.

Organizers of One Book are feeling excited about 2011 -- it will be the . . .

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