Land of the Buffalo Bones: The Diary of Mary Elizabeth Rodgers, an English Girl in Minnesota is a fictional diary by Marion Dane Bauer. It was the thirty-first book in Dear America. The book was published in April 2003 by Scholastic.
- "Monday, 8 September
"We are cursed," Mother Rodgers said. "God never wanted us to come to this land." I though of Ozawa and his people, starving because so much of the game had been killed off by and for our people. I thought of the bleached bones that covered the earth... I looked at the bleakness of this house, like a cave carved out of the earth, and at the bleakness of the land, stripped of all that could sustain life.... And I looked at the face of my stepmother, he eyes deeply shadowed, her mouth tight to hold back her misery. And I thought, She is right...we are surely cursed. "
- Main article: List of Land of the Buffalo Bones characters
- Main article: Marion Dane Bauer
- Interview with Marion Dane Bauer about Land of the Buffalo Bones at Scholastic
- Land of the Buffalo Bones Discussion Guide at Scholastic