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Festival of Books – Young Readers Festival


Saturday, September 24, 2022
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Festival of Books – Young Readers Festival

9 am – 3:45 pm
Festival of Books – Young Readers Festival

Join us for The South Dakota Festival of Books Young Readers!

This is South Dakota’s premier literary event, brought to you by the South Dakota Humanities Council.

Schedule subject to change. Check out the most recent version on their website.

This event is free and open to the public.

9-9:45 am

  • Wastes Time, Annoys Others: From Class Clown to Children’s Author, Community Room
  • The Story Behind A Dinosaur Named Ruth – Julia Lyon, Party on One

10-10:45 am

  • Picture Books: Leaving Room for Art – Laura Gehl, Party on One

11-11:45 am

  • Writing & Illustrating the Story of Kenny Higashi – Lauren Harris & Felicia Hoshino, Community Room
  • Memories of a Brookings Childhood, and How They Pop Up in My Books – Helen Frost, Party on One

1-1:45 pm

  • American Ace: Writing & Illustrating the Heroism of Joe Foss – Hector Curriel, Community Room

2-2:45 pm

  • The Plum Neighbor: Friendship & Heroism in Wartime – Lauren Harris, Community Room

3-3:45 pm

  • We Are Still Here! Native Representation in Children’s Literature – Traci Sorell, Community Room