If you are looking for award winning books for your book club, ask about Minnesota Book Awards Book Club in a Bag kits at the Northfield Public Library. These kits are available from SELCO, our library system. Each bag contains 10 books. The kits for 2011 include the following books:
The Opposite of Cold: the Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition by Michael Nordskog, award winner for General Nonfiction.
The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb, award winner for Genre Fiction
Carrier: Untangling the Danger in My DNA by Bonnie J. Rough, award winner for Memoir and Creative Nonfiction
North Country: the Making of Minnesota by Mary Lethert Wingerd, award winner for Minnesota
Vestments, by John Reimringe,r Award for Novel and Short Story
Find the Girl by Lightsey Darst, award winner for Poetry
Blank Confession by Pete Hautman, award for Young People’s Literature
News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist by Laurie Hertzel, Readers’ Choice Award.
My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall, award for Children’s Literature.
The kits can be requested at the Northfield Public Library or through the library website.
This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.