Dakota Dugout

Dakota Dugout

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by Ann Turner, Ronald Himler
     
 

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Tell you about the prairie years? I'll tell you, child, how it was.
And through a combination of spare, poetic text and expansive illustrations, readers can learn of life on the prairie as the settlers knew it — seen through the eyes of a woman who lived there a century ago.

Overview

Tell you about the prairie years? I'll tell you, child, how it was.
And through a combination of spare, poetic text and expansive illustrations, readers can learn of life on the prairie as the settlers knew it — seen through the eyes of a woman who lived there a century ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689712968
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
03/31/1989
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
502,524
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
AD1040L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Ann Turner is an award-winning screenwriter and director, avid reader, and history lover. She is drawn to salt-sprayed coasts, luminous landscapes, and the people who inhabit them all over the world. She is a passionate gardener. Her films include the historical feature Celia starring Rebecca Smart—which Time Out listed as one of the fifty greatest directorial debuts of all time, Hammers Over The Anvil starring Russell Crowe and Charlotte Rampling, and the psychological thriller Irresistible starring Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, and Emily Blunt. Ann has lectured in film at the Victorian College of the Arts. Returning to her first love, the written word, in her debut novel The Lost Swimmer Ann explores themes of love, trust, and the dark side of relationships. She is currently working on her second novel, Out of the Ice, a mystery thriller set in Antarctica. Ann was born in Adelaide and lives in Victoria.

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Dakota Dugout 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Dakotagal More than 1 year ago
Well done illustrations in black and white. Story probably realistic for the content of what the pioneers went through but it did not give me the the feeling I thought it would portray of the excitement of starting a new life in a new place.