Dakota Dugout

by Ann Turner and Ronald Himler

Black and white drawings and a spare text express some of the harsh elements of prairie... read more

Black and white drawings and a spare text express some of the harsh elements of prairie life in a sod house: "Dirt fell on our bed,/snakes sometimes, too,/and the buffalo hide door/could not keep out the wind/or the empty cries in the long grass." (Age 7 and older)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1985

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