Traci Sorell

Traci Sorell

Traci Sorell writes children’s books that center the humanity of citizens of Native Nations. Recent works include Powwow DayWe Are Still Here! Native American Truths Everyone Should Know (a Sibert and American Indian Youth Literature Award honor picture book); and Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer (an Orbis Pictus and AIYLA honor picture book). An enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Sorell lives with her family on her tribe’s reservation in northeastern Oklahoma.

Featured Book: We Are Still Here

Website: http://tracisorell.com


TRACI’S EVENTS:

  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 10:00 a.m. – Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer – Washington Pavilion, Stage Science, Sioux Falls
  • Thursday, Sept. 22 @ 12:30 p.m. – Powwow Day & Other Stories – Washington Pavilion, Jerstad Gallery, Sioux Falls
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 10:00 a.m. – Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Party on Two, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 12:30 p.m. – Powwow Day & Other Stories – Children’s Museum of South Dakota Community Room, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 3:00 p.m. – We Are Still Here! Native Representation in Children’s Literature – 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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