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After following her father from their home in England to the plains of Minnesota, Mary must summon the strength to face the challenges and heartbreaking losses that she and her family encounter.

"Land of the Buffalo Bones" is the diary of Mary Rodgers, known as Polly. Promising religious freedom and fertile land, Polly's father, Reverend Rodgers, moves their Baptist community from England to the Minnesota prairie. After a treacherous journey across the sea and across this country, Polly finds that it is no paradise at all. Written with incredible heart and compassion, insight and sensitivity, Marion Dane Bauer has created one of the most sophisticated and courageous characters DEAR AMERICA has seen.

Synopsis:

The diary of Mary Rodgers, known as Polly, details her family's experiences in their journey from England to the Minnesota prairie, where her father hopes to find religious freedom and fertile land.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439220279
Subtitle:
Land Of The Buffalo Bones, Diary Of Mary E. Rodgers, An English Girl In Minnesota
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
Author:
Bauer, Marion Dane
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Minnesota
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Freedom of religion
Subject:
Stepfamilies
Subject:
British Americans
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Dear America
Series Volume:
no. 11
Publication Date:
20030401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-14

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