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Nelson, S. D.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 46 publications in 2 languages and 8,387 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Christmas stories  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.B8882816, B
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Publications about S. D Nelson
Publications by S. D Nelson
Most widely held works by S. D Nelson
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
A story based on the life of the dedicated young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people
Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
A simple biography of Lakota-Oglala medicine man Black Elk, from his childhood vision which shaped his life through his battles with the whites and his travels with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Includes quotes from Black Elk Speaks and historical photos
Gift horse : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of a Lakota youth whose father gives him a horse in preparation for his making the transition from boyhood into manhood and becoming a Lakota Warrior
Jim Thorpe's bright path by Joseph Bruchac( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on how his boyhood education set the stage for his athletic achievements which gained him international fame and Olympic gold medals. Author's note details Thorpe's life after college
The Star People : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
When Young Wolf and his older sister wander from their village and face the danger of a prairie fire, their deceased grandmother, now one of the Star People, appears to guide them
Buffalo Bird Girl : a Hidatsa story by S. D Nelson( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Traces the childhood, friendships and dangers experienced by Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian born in 1839, whose community along the Missouri River in the Dakotas transitioned from hunting to agriculture
The first Americans : the story of where they came from and who they became by Anthony F Aveni( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Describes how clues to the past are found by archeologists, linguists, and biologists and they help us understand where we came from and why we are here today
Quiet hero : the Ira Hayes story by S. D Nelson( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
"A biography of Native American Ira Hayes, a shy, humble Pima Indian who fought in World War II as a Marine and was one of six soldiers to raise the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima, an event immortalized in Joe Rosenthal's famous photograph"--Provided by publisher
Coyote Christmas : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
His stomach rumbling, Coyote approaches a house on Christmas Eve hoping to trick the family there out of a hot meal by dressing as Santa Claus, but Sister Raven sees the strange events and plays a wonderful trick of her own
Walking on earth & touching the sky : poetry and prose by Lakota youth at Red Cloud Indian School ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Collects poetry written by Lakota students at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota on such topics as the history of oral tradition, the struggles of everyday life, and their personal connections to the natural world
Dance in a buffalo skull by Zitkala-S̈a( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Because a group of young mice are too busy making merry to pay attention to their surroundings, they are almost eaten by a cat
Greet the dawn : the Lakota way by S. D Nelson( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Pickup trucks and eagles, yellow school buses and painted horses, Mother Earth and Sister Meadowlark all join together to greet the dawn. They marvel at the colors and sounds, smells, and memories that come with the opening of the day. Animals and humans alike turn their faces upwards and gaze as the sun makes its daily journey from horizon to horizon. Dawn is a time to celebrate with a smiling heart, to start a new day in the right way, excited for what might come. Birds sing and dance, children rush to learn, dewdrops glisten from leaves, and gradually the sun warms us. Each time the sun starts a new circle, we can start again as well. All these things are part of the Lakota way, a means of living in balance
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A story based on the life of the dedicated young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people
Inipi : the breath of life : the Native American sweatlodge ceremony ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Tells how the Lakota Indian sweatlodge is constructed and why. Explains its role as a great teacher of life and the significance of the elements of earth, water, fire and air in the lodge ceremony
Nuage-Volant by S. D Nelson( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Nuage-Volant doit son nom a Tempete, le cheval que son pere lui a donne. Le jeune garcon s'achemine vers le titre de guerrier. Il a fait son voyage initiatique, participe a sa premiere chasse, tue son premier bison, pose un geste de bravoure, etc. Inspire de la vie de son arriere-arriere-grand-pere, l'auteur, Sioux d'origine, presente sommairement les rites auxquels etaient soumis les garcons entre treize et seize ans. Ce recit, a la fois fiction et documentaire, est complete d'illustrations stylisees et colorees en parfaite harmonie avec l'esprit du texte. [SDM]
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This is a story based on the life of the dedicated young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people
 
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