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Island of the Blue Dolphins An Alternate Cover Edition Can Be Found HereIn The Pacific There Is An Island That Looks Like A Big Fish Sunning Itself In The Sea Around It, Blue Dolphins Swim, Otters Play, And Sea Elephants And Sea Birds Abound Once, Indians Also Lived On The Island And When They Left And Sailed To The East, One Young Girl Was Left BehindThis Is The Story Of Karana, The Indian Girl Who Lived Alone For Years On The Island Of The Blue Dolphins Year After Year, She Watched One Season Pass Into Another And Waited For A Ship To Take Her Away But While She Waited, She Kept Herself Alive By Building Shelter, Making Weapons, Finding Food, And Fighting Her Enemies, The Wild Dogs It Is Not Only An Unusual Adventure Of Survival, But Also A Tale Of Natural Beauty And Personal Discovery

About the Author: Scott O'Dell

Scott O Dell May 23, 1898 October 16, 1989 was an American children s author who wrote 26 novels for youngsters, along with three adult novels and four nonfiction books He was most famously the author of the children s novel Island of the Blue Dolphins 1960 , which won the 1961 Newbery Medal as well as a number of other awards Other award winning books by O Dell include The King s Fifth 1966 , Black Star, Bright Dawn 1988 , The Black Pearl 1967 , and Sing Down the Moon 1970 which were all also Newbery Honor award books O Dell wrote primarily historical fiction Many of his children s novels are about historical California and Mexico.

10 thoughts on “Island of the Blue Dolphins

  1. says:

    this may be the best book for kids ever written it teaches young girls everything they will ever need to know in their resourceful lives how to build a fence out of whale bones, how to kill giant squids, how to alternately befriend and defend against scary wild dogs, and how to make skirts from c

  2. says:

    When my defiant preteen daughter stands before me in great protest to any one of my many actions or words, she often resembles Disney s Pocahontas She has tan skin and black hair that touches her waist and dark eyes that are kept busy with a vigilant observance of the world s injustices and her mother s

  3. says:

    It was only when I finished reading the book did I get to know that it was based on a true story The sequel might be worth reading too.Such tragedy followed by sweet tales worthy of Mowgli, but what indubitably would have been a life of work and loneliness I thought that since the beginning the author wanted to

  4. says:

    If this book just so happens to be one of your childhood favorites, and you notice my rating here, you may be asking yourself, Why must I forever be soiling all the things you hold dear Ah, that s a good question and one that I often ponder myself But, in fairness, I didn t actually hate this story According to the GR r

  5. says:

    Back in the 70s and early 80s teachers liked to make their students cry, and so they forced them to read books like Island of the Blue Dolphins, which is just the kind of good old fashioned heartbreaking stuff to do the trick It starts of great this story of a Chumash local natives to the Santa Barbara, California area tribe ta

  6. says:

    Might I be bored, annoyed, or disgusted with Scott O Dell s many works from the viewpoints of young women If I read them now, sure, I might be.But I SWORE BY Scott O Dell when I was 10 12 years old, and I think that s what mattered The girls in the books spoke to me, and they were written for me then, not for the me that is now.I will

  7. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I never read Island of the Blue Dolphins as a child, although I m positive I wouldn t have liked it then either As everyone in Karana s tribe is evacuating the island, she looks back and realizes her little brother has been left behind She jumps out of the boat and

  8. says:

    A beautiful, true survival story of a resilient young girl who was stranded alone on an island for 18 years Karana s remarkable story is not to be missed A story that is as enjoyable for adults as it is for older children

  9. says:

    Wanda s Summer Carnival of Children s Literature Well, this was a blast from the past I remember reading this probably several times during grade 5 or 6, maybe both Funny what I remember from those childhood readings my take away from it was that girls could do whatever they needed to and just as well as anyone else.Looking at it now through adult eyes, I see

  10. says:

    You know a book will stay with you forever when you reread it after probably 20 years and still hear your elementary school librarian s voice in your head as you read it.

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