Sod Houses on the Great Plains
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Sod Houses on the Great Plains

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The first homesteaders to settle on the Great Plains-in what are now the states of Kansas, Nebraska, and the Dakotas-found good land there, but almost no trees suitable for building log cabins, as they'd done on other frontiers.
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Published March 1st 1995 by Holiday House (first published 1995)
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Shanna Gonzalez
Glen Rounds summarizes, simply and clearly, how the sod house on the Great Plains came to be. With succint and vivid detail, he describes the introduction of sod as a building material, and gives the reader a feel for how it might have felt to live in such a building. This book is illustrated in his whimsical, somewhat abstract style which is sometimes reminiscent of cave drawings. This makes an excellent (and unromantic) complement to Dandelions and could be a precursor to On the Banks of Plum...more
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