2011 Chelmsford One Book: The Hunger Games

All the ballots have been counted, and with 67% of the vote, the winner of the election for the 2011 Chelmsford One Book is:

The Hunger Games coverThe Hunger Games
by Suzanne Collins

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss’s skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place.

It was an overwhelming victory: Namesake won 17% and City of Thieves earned 16% of the vote.

The One Book Committee is now developing a line-up of programs for this winter and spring related to the book. As always, we welcome your suggestions. Please email your ideas to kcryanhic@mvlc.org or to pmoore@mvlc.org or call 978-256-5521, ext 109.

Thank you for voting, and we’re looking forward to 2011 Chelmsford One Book!