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One Campus, One Book 2014: 2014-15 Selection

Shanghai Girls

Shanghai Girls


One Campus, One Book (OCOB) is an initiative designed to encourage a common reading experience and sense of community at California State University, Los Angeles. Objectives and outcomes include...

  • To stimulate a shared experience through reading 
  • To inspire and support community conversations
  • To encourage academic enhancement through cross-curricular partnerships

Members of the CSULA academic community are invited to read the seventh book in the OCOB series, Shanghai Girls by Lisa See.  The book's many themes are teachable from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. Faculty and staff are encouraged to incorporate the book and related campus events into their curriculum. Community activities will be scheduled throughout the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters 2014-15. 

Shanghai Girls is available at the University Bookstore at a 20% discount off the cover price.

   Reserve copies are available for check-out at the library Circulation Desk - Just ask for Reserve Call Number:  OCOB


  You can also access the e-book version HERE


The University Library, The Honors College, and The First Year Experience Program are pleased to announce their collaboration this year in celebrating Lisa See as the First Year Experience Reading (FYER) Project’s author for 2014-2015 and her novel Shanghai Girls as the One Campus One Book (OCOB) selection for 2014-2015.


John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300