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Posts with Category: Young Readers

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Literature Ambassador Gene Luen Yang Issues Challenge to Young Readers
    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.

  2. 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.

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

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

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers author began writing with her first grade students
    August 5, 2016

    ANDY SHANE DIDN’T like school to begin with, but the class know-it-all, Dolores Starbuckle, made his day even worse by tattling on him. Twice! Before lunch! Such was the beginning of their beautiful friendship.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Happy accident still brings Polisar new fans
    August 3, 2016

    Barry Louis Polisar began writing and singing for children in 1975, but many know him from his song, “All I Want is You."

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Introducing: Andy Shane and the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD
    March 16, 2016

    With the 2016 Young Readers One Book South Dakota program, more than 5,000 copies of a special edition are in the hands of elementary students starting in spring.