One Book - One Community, Alliance, Ohio

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Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe by Tom BatiukLisa's Story: The Other Shoe by Tom Batiuk (rhymes with "attic"), has been selected as the featured read of the One Book One Community program for 2014-15

Many events are scheduled to take place in early 2015 as the Alliance Community comes together to read this book and discuss its content.

You are invited to take part in this program by reading the book and attending one of the programs to discuss the book.

All events are free and open to the public.

January 20, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Book Review - Two Alliance High School teachers, Jim Christine and Ron Hill will be sharing how a graphic novel is developed and constructed in the auditorium of Rodman Public Library

Place: Rodman Public Library, 215 East Broadway Street

February 9, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

"How to Create a Graphic Novel" - This One Book One Community program is a hands-on event to encourage and learn the creative process that goes into making a graphic novel. Area art teachers will be on hand to help participants who will receive several prompts from which to choose. A story will be "told" in approximately eight cells. This program complements this year's OBOC selection, Lisa's Story by Tom Batiuk.

Place: Rodman Public Library, 215 East Broadway Street

March 26, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet the Author - Tom Batiuk will talk about his book.

Place: Giese Performing Arts Center, University of Mount Union

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Reviews of Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe

Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe may be purchased for $10 (tax included) from the following locations:

Copies are available for loan from Rodman Public Library.

One Book - One Community is cosponsored by Rodman Public Library, Friends of Rodman Public Library, University of Mount Union, the Greater Alliance Foundation and The Review.

This page last updated: December 1, 2014