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South Dakota State Reading Lists

2022 - 2023 South Dakota Teen Choice Award Nominee

A Pho Love Story

This edition: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publication date: February 09, 2021
Ages: 12 - 99

“Will leave readers swooning.” —PopSugar ​When Dimple Met Rishi meets Ugly Delicious in this funny, smart romantic comedy, in which two Vietnamese ...

2022 - 2023 South Dakota Children's Book Award


Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals
Illustrated by Mike Orodán
This edition: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publication date: October 13, 2020
Ages: 3 - 8

This powerful nonfiction picture book explores wildlife crossings around the world and how they are helping save thousands of animals every day.Aro...

2020 - 2021 South Dakota Teen Choice Award Honor Title


This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: October 30, 2018
Ages: 8 - 12

Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this thoughtful story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winni...

2020 - 2021 YARP Book Award Nominee

This Mortal Coil

(Part of Mortal Coil)
This edition: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publication date: November 07, 2017
Ages: 14 - 99