Category: Maryland Center for the Book

Book covers for the #1MD1BK 2020 Top 3. WASHINGTON BLACK by Esi Edugyan is a light yellow cover and has a floating boat connected to an air balloon with leaves around the border. MONDAY'S NOT COMING by Tiffany D. Jackson is a red cover with a Black girl crouching. THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN by Lisa See is bright blue with 2 Korean women smiling, surrounded by sea plant life.
We delve into our top three contenders for One Maryland One Book 2020!
February 10, 2020
We announce our top ten contenders for One Maryland One Book 2020! The theme this year is "Friendship."
January 10, 2020
Bill Peak: a white man with white hair and a white mustache, with thick, tortoise-shell glasses.
Bill Peak reviews WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE: A STORY OF CRISIS, RESISTANCE, AND HOPE IN AN AMERICAN CITY by Mona Hanna-Attish for The Star Democrat. The book is our 2019 One Maryland One Book selection.
October 15, 2019
2019 One Maryland One Book Top Eleven
January 3, 2019
"Bloodsworth" by Tim Junkin book cover; "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson book cover; "Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward book cover
January 10, 2018
A Kwanzaa kinara (candle holder) with three red candles, one black candle, and three green candles, representing the seven principles of the holiday.
December 27, 2017
Three students Anastasia Farley, Maia Washington, and Cin'Shea Williams from the Writers in Baltimore Schools program providing remarks at the One Maryland One Book author reception.
Jennifer Meltzer, Media Specialist at Pikesville High School
Fred Powell of Main Street Books located in Frostburg, MD
October 25, 2017