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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: ‘The Children’s Blizzard’ Author Melanie Benjamin’s Virtual One Book Tour Dates Announced
    May 20, 2021

    In the 2021 One Book South Dakota selection, “The Children’s Blizzard,” author Melanie Benjamin offers a fictionalized take on the notorious storm that swept through Dakota Territory in January 1888. This summer and fall, she will discuss her novel and swap severe weather stories with readers across the state.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Organizations: Apply by April 2 to Host One Book SD Author Melanie Benjamin for a Virtual Conversation!
    March 26, 2021

    SDHC is now accepting applications from South Dakota organizations to host virtual conversations with 2021 One Book South Dakota Author Melanie Benjamin. SDHC selected Benjamin’s acclaimed historical novel, The Children’s Blizzard, as the 2021 One Book in January

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book South Dakota Arrives at South Dakota Humanities Council Office
    January 29, 2021

    The 2021 One Book South Dakota “The Children’s Blizzard” has arrived: gather your book club and plan to find a cozy place to immerse yourselves in a story that unfolded during a South Dakota winter.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Melanie Benjamin’s ‘The Children's Blizzard’ Announced as 2021 One Book South Dakota
    January 16, 2021

    Inspired by a ferocious storm that struck Dakota Territory in 1888, the 2021 One Book South Dakota is a historical novel that hits close to home.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Humanities Council’s One Book Author Megan Phelps-Roper Making Virtual Tour
    August 1, 2020

    Every summer, the statewide South Dakota Humanities Council’s One Book South Dakota author tours South Dakota to meet readers and fans. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s author, former Westboro Baptist Church member Megan Phelps-Roper, is interacting with fans virtually.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Achieving First-Rate Intelligence: Teachings of the 2020 One Book SD
    May 29, 2020

    Throughout the history of the One Book program, the South Dakota Humanities Council has selected books that propel our mission, helping us create a more well-read and, by extension, more engaged and thoughtful state of South Dakota.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: 2020 One Book South Dakota ‘Unfollow’ has Arrived, Available for Statewide Loan
    December 18, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” has arrived at the South Dakota Humanities Council office and is available for loan!

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Meets Fundraising Goal for S.D. Day of Giving
    December 6, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council met its fundraising goal for the South Dakota Day of Giving, gathering more than $5,000 in donations from the Dec. 3 event.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Unveils 2020 Common Read Selections
    December 4, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota is a tale of reinvention, of a person who changed her mind and her ways and left her family — her infamous and outspoken family, known nationwide for raucous protests at funerals of U.S. soldiers — for a quiet life in rural South Dakota.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book Reveal Dec. 3: Learn the Title, Meet the Author at our Office in Brookings!
    November 29, 2019

    On Dec. 3, readers will have a rare opportunity to meet the One Book author as the selection is announced.

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