One Book, One Community

Together with Thompson Rivers University we are proud to present our first One Book, One Community read! The goal is to have a shared reading experience for the entire Thompson–Nicola Region. The entire community reading one book. 

2021/2022 One Community Read

With compassion and insight, ‘Five Little Indians’ chronicles the desperate quest of these residential school survivors to come to terms with their past and, ultimately, find a way forward. Michelle Good is a writer of Cree ancestry and a member of the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in SK. She lives in Kamloops, BC

    • Winner of the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award
    • Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist
    • Winner of the Amazon Canada First Novel Award
    • Finalist Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
    • A CBC Best Book of the year
    • A Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of the Year


Michelle Good on ‘Five Little Indians’

Listen to Michelle Good discuss her her award winning book, ‘Five Little Indians’. Video by Writers’ Trust of Canada.

How to Participate

Read the Book

Borrow the book from the library and read it on your own.

Start a Book Club

Book Club info coming soon.

Tell a Friend

Discuss the book with your friends and neighbours.


Stay tuned for more information about exciting One Book One Community Programs coming March 2022. 

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