2017 One Maryland, One Book Winner

Recently updated on May 1st, 2018 at 03:04 pm

Purple Hibiscus by award-winning Nigerian author and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been selected winner of the 2017 One Maryland One Book.

The novel was chosen by a committee of librarians, educators, authors, and bibliophiles in February [2017] from more than 120 titles suggested last fall by readers across the state under the theme, “Home and Belonging.”

Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom.