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Henry Cole

Henry Cole, a former beloved science and math teacher, has helped create over 170 books for children, including Jack’s Garden, A Nest for Celeste, Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad, and And Tango Makes Three. Between working on books and traveling the country speaking to school audiences, Cole spends his time gardening at his home in Florida, playing the accordion, and visiting friends and family in his home state of Virginia.

Featured title: Forever Home: A Dog and Boy Love Story



  • Thursday, Sept. 21 @ 11:00 a.m.SDPB Live Broadcast – In the Moment Book Club with Lori Walsh – Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 10:15 a.m.My Journey from Farmer’s Son to the New York Times Bestseller – Deadwood Public Library, Downstairs
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 12:45 p.m. Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms

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