|Natives of a Dry Place: Stories of Dakota before the Oil Boom
Richard Edwards (author).
A reflective journey to a time before big oil
“As a child, I thought of my town—as most children probably do—as just an ordinary place. . . . Yet I have come to think that there were exceptional things in the lives of its people and especially in the values and virtues that they believed in and aspired to.”—Richard Edwards
|Controlled Recklessness: Ed Lemmon and the Open Range
Nathan Sanderson (author).
Special pre-order offer
Order your copy today to receive a discount and a book signed by the author!
“Ed Lemmon epitomized the rough-and-ready spirit that built today’s cowboy culture. Nathan Sanderson has made a significant contribution to our history in recording and exploring the life of this amazing South Dakotan.”—Bernie Hunhoff, South Dakota Magazine
|The Monster Who Ate the State
Chris Browne (author).
From the cartoonist of Hägar the Horrible, Soozy the dinosaur comes alive with a big ROAR!
Traveling across South Dakota, she gobbles up buildings and catches cookies thrown from great heights. Everyone SHRIEKS with fear, but is she dangerous? Follow Soozy as she explores her native state and finds new friends.
The Monster Who Ate the State is delightfully fun to read aloud, and highly recommended."—Midwest Book Review
|Red Cloud: Oglala Legend
John D. McDermott (author).
New South Dakota Biography Series book!
“No Indian of modern times can compare with him in ability, courage and statecraft.”
—Denver Times, 16 April 1902
A celebrated warrior who led his people to victory on the battlefield, Red Cloud was also a skilled diplomat who transitioned the Oglala Sioux to reservation life. In Red Cloud: Oglala Legend, John D. McDermott examines Red Cloud’s early years, his rise to prominence, and his struggle to protect his people from cultural domination.
| Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Laura Ingalls Wilder (author). Pamela Smith Hill (editor).
New York Times Best Seller!
Follow the real Laura Ingalls and her family as they make their way west—and discover that truth is as remarkable as fiction.
“Wilder’s memoir is a fascinating piece of American history, but it’s the annotations that set Pioneer Girl apart as the most important work of its kind.”—Foreword Reviews Magazine