Charlotte E Sloan

Dot on the Prairie

You'll be glad you met this ten year old girl named Dorothy Cleaver. Dot for short! During her time of deepest grief and loneliness, significant individuals showed up to make all the difference. Just in time, a mail-order housekeeper enveloped Dot in love and laughter, and her young school teacher offered friendship and hope. The story is all about relationships.

This novel is set in the 1950's on the Canadian prairies and captures the good, the bad and the ugly of the era, including outhouses, horse and buggy, fierce snow storms, and a big dose of hard work.

Wandering back to Saskatchewan with Dot is chockfull of memories for readers who experienced a prairie childhood. Dot inspires us to be grateful for the precious people in our lives who matter most. Over and over we are reminded that people need people! Love is the answer.
153 printed pages
Original publication



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