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Omaha Reading Challenge 2021: Read a Book Set in Nebraska
Created by Omaha Adult Librarians | 48 items
OPL librarians have created a series of reading challenges to help you stretch beyond your comfort zone. This list features titles suggested for you to complete the "Read a book set in Nebraska" challenge. For more details on the reading challenge go to omahalibrary.org/reading-challenge.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
O Pioneers! O Pioneers! Book - 1994
Penguin Books
813.5 C363w 1994
World, Chase Me Down World, Chase Me Down
A Novel
Book - 2017
Penguin Books
FICTION Hilleman 2017
Monsters Monsters
A Love Story
Book - 2016
G.P. Putnam's Sons
FICTION Kay 2016
Capital City Capital City Book - 1982
University of Nebraska Press
FICTION Sandoz
Son of the Gamblin' Man Son of the Gamblin' Man
The Youth of An Artist : A Novel
Book - FICTION Sandoz 1960
Slogum House Slogum House Book - FICTION Sandoz 1937
The King of Crows The King of Crows Book - 2020
Little, Brown and Company
YAFICTION Bray
Kings of Broken Things Kings of Broken Things
A Novel
Book - 2017
Little A
FICTION Wheeler 2017
The Blizzard Bride The Blizzard Bride Book - 2020
Barbour Publishing, Inc
FICTION Dietze 2020
We're All Damaged We're All Damaged Book - 2016
Little A
FICTION Norman 2016
Fangirl Fangirl Book - 2013
St. Martin's Griffin
YAFICTION Rowell
Eleanor & Park Eleanor & Park Book - 2013
St. Martin's Griffin
YAFICTION Rowell
A Carpenter's Life as Told by Houses A Carpenter's Life as Told by Houses Book - 2011
Taunton Press
694 Haun 2011
Off to the Side Off to the Side
A Memoir
Book - 2002
Atlantic Monthly Press
813 Harrison
Old Jules Old Jules Book - 2005
University of Nebraska Press
B Sandoz Sandoz 2005
Starkweather Starkweather
The Story of A Mass Murderer
Book - 1976
Houghton Mifflin
364.1523 AL 54
"I Am A Man" "I Am A Man"
Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice
Book - 2009
St. Martin's Press
B Standing Starita 2009
There's Someone Inside your House There's Someone Inside your House
A Novel
Book - 2017
Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC
YAFICTION Perkins
You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
Crazy Stories About Racism
Book - 2021
Grand Central Publishing
305.896 Ruffin 2021
The Better Half The Better Half
Nebraska's Hidden Treasures
Book - 2017
Omaha World-Herald
917.82 Hansen 2017
The Swan Gondola The Swan Gondola Book - 2014
Riverhead Books
FICTION Schaffert 2014
Dancing With the Octopus Dancing With the Octopus
A Memoir of A Crime
Book - 2020
Bloomsbury Publishing
B Harding 2020
The Bones of Paradise The Bones of Paradise Book - 2016
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Agee 2016
A Dirty, Wicked Town A Dirty, Wicked Town
Tales of 19th Century Omaha
Book - 2000
Caxton Press
978.2254 Bristow 2000
Rules Are Made to Be Broken Rules Are Made to Be Broken
An Anecdotal History of the Douglas County Jail
Book - 2012
Sunbury Pr Inc
978.2254 Dempsy 2012
The Face of A Naked Lady The Face of A Naked Lady
An Omaha Family Mystery
Book - 2005
Houghton Mifflin Co
978.2254 Rips 2005
OMAR Finds A Home OMAR Finds A Home
by OMAR
Book - 2019
Visit Omaha
jPAPERBACK OVERSIZE
My Time Among the Whites My Time Among the Whites
Notes From An Unfinished Education
Book - 2019
PicadorSt. Martin's Press
B Crucet 2019
Night of the Twisters Night of the Twisters Book - 1984
Crowell
JFICTION RUCKMAN
Pumpkinheads Pumpkinheads Book - 2019
First Second Books
GRAPHIC NOVEL Rowell
My Omaha Obsession My Omaha Obsession
Searching for the City
eBook - 2020
A Lantern in Her Hand A Lantern in Her Hand Book - FICTION Aldrich 1928
The Children's Blizzard The Children's Blizzard
A Novel
Book - 2021
Delacorte Press
FICTION Benjamin 2021
Death by Dissertation Death by Dissertation Book - 2019
Emerald Prairie Press
MYSTERY Brakenhoff 2019
My Antonia My Antonia Book - 1996
A.A. Knopf
813.5 C363m 1996
Black Print With A White Carnation Black Print With A White Carnation
Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938-1989
Book - 2013
University of Nebraska Press
B Brown Forss 2013
This Blessed Earth This Blessed Earth
A Year in the Life of An American Family Farm
Book - 2017
W.W. Norton & Company
630.9782 Genoways 2017
Pickard County Atlas Pickard County Atlas Book - 2021
MCDFarrar, Straus and Giroux
FICTION Harding Thornton 2021
Catalyst Catalyst Book - 2015
Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC
YAFICTION Kang
A Perfect Evil A Perfect Evil Book - FICTION Kava 2000
I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be your Class President I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be your Class President Book - 2009
Razorbill
JFICTION Lieb
The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central
High School Basketball at the '68 Racial Divide
Book - 2011
University of Nebraska Press
796.323 Marantz 2011
Goodnight, Nebraska Goodnight, Nebraska
A Novel
Book - 1998
Random House
FICTION MCNEAL
After the Flood After the Flood
A Novel
Book - 2019
William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
FICTION Montag 2019
Not Otherwise Specified Not Otherwise Specified Book - 2015
Simon Pulse
YAFICTION Moskowitz
Attachments Attachments Book - 2011
Dutton
FICTION Rowell 2011
The Meaning of Names The Meaning of Names
A Novel
Book - 2014
Red Hen Press
FICTION Shoemaker 2014
Nebraska Presence Nebraska Presence
An Anthology of Poetry
Book - 2007
Blackwaters Press
811.08 Nebraska
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