S. D. Nelson
An enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, S.D. Nelson has written and illustrated numerous children’s books, including Black Elk’s Vision, Sitting Bull and Red Cloud. He has received two Spur Awards from the Western Writers of America and two Notable Book Awards from the American Library Association, among other honors. A Flagstaff, Arizona, resident Nelson uses acrylic paint which he brushes, sponges, splatters and sprays to create a contemporary interpretation of traditional Lakota images.
History, South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young ReadersToo Strong to Be Broken: The Life of Edward J. Driving Hawk
History, Young ReadersBorn to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America
History, South Dakota AuthorsThe First Strike: Doolittle Raider Don Smith
South Dakota Authors, Young ReadersThe Girl Who Moved to the Town That Wasn't There