Posts with Category: One Book SD

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Humanities Council’s One Book Author Megan Phelps-Roper Making Virtual Tour
    August 1, 2020

    Every summer, the statewide South Dakota Humanities Council’s One Book South Dakota author tours South Dakota to meet readers and fans. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s author, former Westboro Baptist Church member Megan Phelps-Roper, is interacting with fans virtually.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Achieving First-Rate Intelligence: Teachings of the 2020 One Book SD
    May 29, 2020

    Throughout the history of the One Book program, the South Dakota Humanities Council has selected books that propel our mission, helping us create a more well-read and, by extension, more engaged and thoughtful state of South Dakota.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: 2020 One Book South Dakota ‘Unfollow’ has Arrived, Available for Statewide Loan
    December 18, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” has arrived at the South Dakota Humanities Council office and is available for loan!

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Meets Fundraising Goal for S.D. Day of Giving
    December 6, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council met its fundraising goal for the South Dakota Day of Giving, gathering more than $5,000 in donations from the Dec. 3 event.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Unveils 2020 Common Read Selections
    December 4, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota is a tale of reinvention, of a person who changed her mind and her ways and left her family — her infamous and outspoken family, known nationwide for raucous protests at funerals of U.S. soldiers — for a quiet life in rural South Dakota.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book Reveal Dec. 3: Learn the Title, Meet the Author at our Office in Brookings!
    November 29, 2019

    On Dec. 3, readers will have a rare opportunity to meet the One Book author as the selection is announced.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: 2019 Festival of Books Features Large Crowds, Poignant Presentations
    October 11, 2019

    From gourmet meals to poignant book discussions to Wild West shootouts, Festival fans were treated to a wide variety of events during the 17th annual Festival of Books.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: ‘Reaching Hands Across the Chasm’: Nerburn Journals One Book Adventures Across South Dakota
    June 9, 2019

    As could be expected from an author who writes books based on his experiences, Kent Nerburn has taken careful notes during his 2019 One Book South Dakota Tour, which began in Watertown June 4.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book Author Nerburn Touring South Dakota June 4-15
    May 22, 2019

    Though he won’t be sitting next to Fatback in the back seat of Grover’s beat-up old Buick as he tours South Dakota this summer, Kent Nerburn’s 2019 One Book Tour does bear similarities to the journey that led him to write “Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder.”

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Hot off the South Dakota Historical Society Press: Elementary Students’ Young Readers One Book ‘Tatanka’ Arrives at SDHC Office!
    May 8, 2019

    The South Dakota State Historical Society Press has printed and delivered the 2019 Young Readers One Book, “Tatanka and Other Legends of the Lakota People,” to the SDHC office for statewide distribution.

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