Posts with Category: Young Readers

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Authors, Stories & Pirates: Students Loved Attending the SD Festival of Books
    January 8, 2019

    The students from St. Joseph’s Indian School who attended this year’s S.D. Festival of Books are all authors in the making.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: 2018 Young Readers Author Kara Lareau - Teaching Lessons with Books for Kids
    April 17, 2018

    This fall, Kara LaReau will address thousands of elementary students. Some of those young faces will light up with recognition as they follow along; other listeners will drift into daydreams.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: DiCamillo Shares Inspiring Festival Tale
    March 14, 2018

    As author Kate DiCamillo can attest, the South Dakota Festival of Books is an excellent place to make connections.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Forming Reading Habits Early: Young Readers' Books in the SDHC Lending Library
    January 5, 2018

    Book clubs aren’t just for adults. The South Dakota Humanities Council Lending Library offers options for audiences both young and old.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Challenge Met! $200K Earmarked for Future Humanities Programming in Sioux Falls Area
    December 20, 2017

    Humanities programming in the Sioux Falls area will receive an extra $200,000 from a major fundraising match met by SDHC donors last week.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Video: More than 1,000 Third Graders Meet Children's Illustrator
    October 18, 2017

    As part of the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading Initiative, third grade students met illustrator Chris Van Dusen.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Van Dusen Excited for Black Hills Event
    July 21, 2017

    Working with an author like Kate DiCamillo makes Chris Van Dusen's job easy.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Children's Ambassador Issues Young Readers Challenge
    May 24, 2017

    When he decided to make a living drawing comic books, Gene Luen Yang faced not only the long odds that come with any such dream, but also an obstacle.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Funding Bill Passed; Fundraising Goal Met
    May 9, 2017

    While 2017 has been challenging for the South Dakota Humanities Council, things took a turn for the better with two major victories in a matter of ten days.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Making an Impact: Donate Today to Reach More Young Readers Like Savannah
    March 30, 2017

    Savannah met celebrated children’s author Jennifer Richard Jacobson in 2016. She was excited when the author visited her school – to say the least.

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