One Book Northland

The 2017 area-wide reading project:

Lucie Amundsen's book, Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-changing Egg Farm--From Scratch, was recently nominated for a Goodreads choice award, won the 2016 Midwest Choice Award for Nonfiction, and has now been chosen as the 2017 One Book Northland community read!

Amundsen co-owns Locally Laid Egg Company, a farm that provides locally sourced and sold pasture-raised eggs in the Upper Midwest. She sits on the Hartley Nature Center board and also holds a masters of fine arts in writing from Hamline University.

 

Download the Locally Laid Discussion Guide.

Featured event:

Join us at Fitger's to hear from local author Lucie Amundsen! Community members and area book groups are invited to read the book, and hear Amundsen speak about her experience on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m. View on Events Calendar.

Amundsen is a writer, marketer, and reluctant farmer. Her book, Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-changing Egg Farm--From Scratch, was recently nominated for a Goodreads choice award, won the 2016 Midwest Choice Award for Nonfiction, and has now been chosen as the 2017 One Book Northland community-wide read.

Previous One Book Northland titles

2016: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown 
2015: The Dance Boots by Linda LeGarde Grover 
2014: The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
2013: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland 
2012: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
2011: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
2010: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
2009 Population 485 by Michael Perry
2008: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
2007: The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
2006: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2005: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
2004: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
2003: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
2002: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee