Lauren Harris

Lauren Harris

Lauren R. Harris grew up in a military family and visited most of the U.S., studying history along the way. She blended her experiences as an elementary teacher and a journalist to write her extensively researched children’s historical picture books, The Plum Neighbor and A Place for Harvest: The Story of Kenny Higashi. Harris lives in the Pacific Northwest in a vintage farmhouse with her husband and three children.

Featured Book: A Place for Harvest: The Story of Kenny Higashi

Website: https://www.laurenrharris.com/


LAUREN’S EVENTS:

  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 11:00 a.m. – Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Washington Pavilion Schulte Room, Sioux Falls
  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 1:30 p.m. – Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Washington Pavilion Schulte Room, Sioux Falls
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 11:00 a.m. – Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on One, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 1:30 p.m. – Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on Two, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 11:00 a.m. – Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Community Room, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 12:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 2:00 p.m. – The Plum Neighbor: Friendship & Heroism in Wartime – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Community Room, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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