One Book | One Minnesota is a statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect and discuss. We hope you’ll join us in reading Slider and participate in a virtual discussion with author Pete Hautman on April 21, 2021. In this heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers, competitive eating views with family expectations for David, who can eat an entire sixteen-inch pizza in four minutes and 36 seconds and plans to compete in the world’s greatest pizza eating contest.
One Book | One Minnesota is presented by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Minnesota Center for the Book, in partnership with State Library Services. Program partners also include Council of Regional Public Library System Administrators; HarperCollins Publishers; Minitex; and the Minnesota Department of Education. This program is made possible in part by the State of Minnesota through a grant to the Minnesota Center for the Book through the Minnesota Department of Education.