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Selecting a Book for the Howard County Book Connection

There is no pre-determined theme or agenda for selection. The Book Connection seeks to engage the community in discussions that address a variety of themes and issues over several years. The Book Connection Steering Committee will review and evaluate all suggestions and make a final decision based upon the degree to which the proposed book meets the goals and criteria:


  • Connect our community through shared learning experiences that promote productive dialogue, critical thinking, and intellectual enrichment.
  • Foster greater understanding and appreciation of diverse perspectives and worldviews.
  • Engage students in interdisciplinary experiences that express the core values and benefits of general education.
  • Enhance our community partnerships.


  • The style of the book should be accessible and engaging to an interdisciplinary audience of adult readers.
  • The form of the book may be fiction or non-fiction.
  • The content of the book should suggest possibilities for lively discussion from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

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