Incident at Hawk's Hill

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G. K. Hall, 1974 - Badgers Fiction - 279 pages
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A shy, lonely six-year-old wanders into the Canadian prairie and spends a summer under the protection of a badger.

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

Man, this is the third book I've read recently in which part of the novel takes place underground. What's with that? I'm starting to feel claustrophobic! Now I'm not usually a fan of animal stories ... Read full review

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This was a book I inherited from my Gram, one that I read endless times as a kid. It still holds up. Brutal, heartfelt...reading the sequel, written 25 years later, next. I was relieved to find the sequel picks up the same day the first book ended. Read full review


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Allan W. Eckert was born in Buffalo, New York on January 30, 1931. He served in the United States Air Force and attended the University of Dayton and Ohio State University. He was a historian, naturalist, novelist, poet, screenwriter and playwright. He wrote over 40 books during his lifetime including A Time of Terror: The Great Dayton Flood, Wild Season, The Silent Sky, The Frontiersmen, Wilderness Empire, The Conquerors, and A Sorrow in Our Heart: The Life of Tecumseh, which were all nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in literature. He received the Newbery Honor Book Award for Incident at Hawk's Hill. He also wrote almost all of the scripts for television's Wild Kingdom and adapted The Frontiersmen into the play Tecumseh! He died of prostate cancer on July 7, 2011 at the age of 80.

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