SD Nelson, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who also has Norse ancestors. He has written and illustrated many children’s and YA books, including Crazy Horse and Custer - Born Enemies, Black Elk’s Vision, and Buffalo Bird Girl. He has received the American Indian Library Association Honor Book Award and the Western Writers of America Spur Award, among others. Nelson brushes, sponges, splatters, and sprays acrylic paint for a contemporary interpretation of traditional Lakota imagery.
Non-Fiction, Young ReadersEnsnared in the Wolf's Lair
History, South Dakota AuthorsGrasslands Grown: Creating Place on the U.S. Northern Plains and Canadian Prairies
Tribal, Young ReadersFry Bread: A Native American Family Story
History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young ReadersIn the Footsteps of Crazy Horse