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Lauren Harris

Lauren Harris

Lauren R. Harris grew up in a military family and visited most of the U.S., studying history along the way. She blended her experiences as an elementary teacher and a journalist to write her extensively researched children’s historical picture books, The Plum Neighbor and A Place for Harvest: The Story of Kenny Higashi. Harris lives in the Pacific Northwest in a vintage farmhouse with her husband and three children.

Featured Book: A Place for Harvest: The Story of Kenny Higashi



  • 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 @ 2:00 p.m.Creating a Place for Harvest – Deadwood Public Library, Downstairs
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 4:30 p.m. Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms

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