The author of the 2018 Young Readers One Book South Dakota, The Infamous Ratsos: Two Heads Are Better than One, Kara LaReau was born and raised in Connecticut. After receiving her MFA from Emerson College in Boston, she worked at Candlewick Press, Scholastic Press and her own creative consulting agency, Bluebird Works, editing award-winning titles by celebrated authors like Kate DiCamillo. LaReau also writes picture books and a middle-grade series, The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters.
Illustrators, South Dakota Authors, Young ReadersBut Nana, Who Was Wild Bill?
Non-Fiction, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young ReadersThe Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood
Illustrators, Young ReadersSecret Coders: Secrets & Sequences
Young ReadersTo Catch a Cheat (A Jackson Greene Novel)