One Book


One Book One County Montcalm encourages area residents to read the same book at the same time and share it with their friends and family. It is often integrated in curriculum by area schools and instructors at Montcalm Community College. 

Former One Book Titles

  • 2018: "Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good" by Kathleen Flinn
  • 2017: "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi
  • 2016: "True Grit" by Charles Portis
  • 2014: "Me Before You" by JoJo Moyes
  • 2013: "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • 2012: "Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand" by Helen Simonson
  • 2011: "Look Me in the Eye: My Life With Asperger’s by John Elder Robison
  • 2010: "Friday Night Lights" by H.G. Bissinger
  • 2009: "They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky" by Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng and Benjamin Ajak, with Judy A. Bernstein
  • 2008: "Lay That Trumpet in our Hands" by Susan Carol McCarthy
  • 2007: "Water for Elephants" by Sara Gruen
  • 2006: "My Sister’s Keeper" by Jodi Picoult
  • 2005: "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini

One Book Sponsors


One Book One County Montcalm is sponsored by Stafford Media Solutions, MCC, the MCC Foundation and the public libraries of Montcalm County.

Dean of Student & Enrollment Services Debra Alexander