SD Nelson, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who also has Norse ancestors. He has written and illustrated many children’s and YA books, including Crazy Horse and Custer - Born Enemies, Black Elk’s Vision, and Buffalo Bird Girl. He has received the American Indian Library Association Honor Book Award and the Western Writers of America Spur Award, among others. Nelson brushes, sponges, splatters, and sprays acrylic paint for a contemporary interpretation of traditional Lakota imagery.
Tribal, Young ReadersFry Bread: A Native American Family Story
Fiction, Tribal, Young ReadersThe Seed Keeper
History, Non-Fiction, South Dakota AuthorsTuesday Night Massacre: Four Senate Elections and the Radicalization of the Republican Party
Illustrators, Young ReadersCharlie Russell & the Gnomes of Bull Head Lodge