Dakota Dugout

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Aladdin, Mar 31, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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.

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Review: Dakota Dugout

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This book did an amazing job at describing what life was like on the prairie. The descriptions were so well done, I actually felt as though i was in the dugout. I heard what she heard smelled what she ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book because it takes you back in time. I thought it was very education but interesting at the same time. This would be a good book to read to students to teach them about different ... Read full review

About the author (1989)

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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