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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil

The STEM Starter Academy, in collaboration with the OneBook Committee and CIS, hosted a STEM/OneBook Industry Panel, focusing on the use of Virtual and Augmented Reality in industry on Tuesday, March 19th. The event was a great success, with over 50 high school students and their instructors in attendance, along with several students and faculty

If you’re a current student and have written an essay about Ready Player One, please consider submitting your writing to the contest.  

On Monday, November 5, from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm the zSpace 3D Trailer that showcases their Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) hardware and software will be visiting the Fall River campus. The zSpace 3D Trailer is fully wheelchair accessible and full of innovative technologies! Visitors will be able to try on special glasses and use

Here are the five books selected as finalists for next year’s OneBook. Cast your vote before February 20, 2019, here: Maus by Art Spiegelman A Survivor’s Tale A brutally moving work of art—widely hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever written—Maus recounts the chilling experiences of the author’s father during the Holocaust, with Jews drawn as

PBS and WGBH present The Great American Read, an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels and explores the many ways in which these novels affect, reflect and connect us all. Additionally, it investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how

In celebration of BCC’s 9th OneBook, Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet, the OneBook Committee invites you to a spectacular one-hour musical presentation by special guest performer Tony DeBlois. Tony DeBlois is a blind, autistic savant musician who has been playing the piano since he was 2 years old. Mr. DeBlois graduated magna

When the polls closed and the votes tallied, Ready Player One by Ernest Kline emerged as BCC’s 2018-19 OneBook winner. Of a total 104 votes cast, Ready Player One garnered 40%; its closest competitor, Hillbilly Elegy, got 27% of the ballots. The bestselling cult classic has been made into a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg

The BCC OneBook program opens its ninth year with Daniel Tammet’s memoir Born on a Blue Day. To support classroom use of Born on a Blue Day, BCC faculty, staff, and librarians have created a collection of ideas and links to resources. A Great place to start is with the LibGuide developed by BCC’s librarians: Read an excerpt