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Nelson, S. D.

Overview
Works: 34 works in 126 publications in 2 languages and 12,363 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biographies  Fiction  Picture books  History  Literature  Christmas stories  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: E99.O3, B
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Most widely held works about S. D Nelson
 
Most widely held works by S. D Nelson
Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member 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
Crazy horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member 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
Sitting Bull : Lakota warrior and defender of his people by S. D Nelson( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull's childhood -- killing his first buffalo at age 10 -- to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, this book brings the story of the great chief to light. Sitting Bull was instrumental in the war against the invasive wasichus (white men) and was at the forefront of the combat, including the Battles of Killdeer Mountain and the Little Bighorn. He and Crazy Horse were the last Lakota/Sioux to surrender their people to the U.S. government and resort to living on a reservation
Red Cloud : a Lakota story of war and surrender by S. D Nelson( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the story of the Lakota and how they were forced onto a reservation, told from the point of view of Red Cloud, warrior and chief of the Lakota. It is a heavily illustrated account, with both text and illustrations by S.D. Nelson."--Provided by publisher
Buffalo Bird Girl : a Hidatsa story by S. D Nelson( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member 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
Gift horse : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member 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
The first Americans : the story of where they came from and who they became by Anthony F Aveni( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member 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
Walking on earth and touching the sky : poetry and prose by Lakota youth at Red Cloud Indian School( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member 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
Coyote Christmas : a Lakota story by S. D Nelson( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member 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
Quiet hero : the Ira Hayes story by S. D Nelson( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member 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
Digging a hole to heaven : coal miner boys by S. D Nelson( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 12 years old, Conall has already worked in the coal mines of West Virginia for two years. He spends his days deep underground with his faithful mule, Angel, carting loads of coal back and forth between the coal seams and the main shaft, where elevators take the coal up to the surface. One day a tunnel collapses, and his brother is trapped with others on the wrong side! How can Conall and Angel help to save them'Mixing archival images with his original artwork, in this historical fiction picture book acclaimed author and illustrator S. D. Nelson gives voice to the poverty, grueling labor, and dangerous conditions experienced by child laborers across our nation in the past, echoing conditions today, especially for migrant fieldworkers.Praise for Digging a Hole to Heaven "Nelson's acrylic-paint illustrations are gritty and realistic; more evocative still are the historical photographs that appear on nearly every page. A useful and thorough piece of work combining fiction and nonfiction, with an extensive author's note detailing the history of coal mining." --Kirkus Reviews
Dance in a buffalo skull by Zitkala-S̈a( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member 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 )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member 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
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( Recording )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member 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 by B. L Johns( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member 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
The story of all-star athlete Jim Thorpe by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

1 edition published in 2019 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of sample bottles and bottle-sealing methods : topical report by S. D Nelson( )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story
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Crazy horse's visionGift horse : a Lakota storyJim Thorpe's bright pathThe Star People : a Lakota storyThe first Americans : the story of where they came from and who they becameCoyote Christmas : a Lakota storyQuiet hero : the Ira Hayes storyDance in a buffalo skull
Alternative Names
S. D. Nelson kinderboekenschrijver

넬슨, S. D. 1950-

Languages
English (105)

French (2)