Island of the Blue Dolphins: Island of the Blue Dolphins Series, Book 1

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Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kep beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches.

Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her story. It is a romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache, for not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with the ferocious pack of wild dogs that had killed her younger brother, constantly guard against the Aleutian sea otter hunters, and maintain a precarious food supply.

More than this, it is an adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down. Karana's quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience. From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity in this Newbery Medal-winning classic.

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9780395069622
9780547424835
9780739349458
9780440439882
9780547328614
9780395536803
9780788734489
9781449876395
9780547488899
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Level 5.4, 6 Points
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Grouping Title island of the blue dolphins
Grouping Author odell scott
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series Island of the Blue Dolphins, SteadyReader
series_with_volume Island of the Blue Dolphins|, SteadyReader|
subject_facet Adventure fiction, California -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Children's compact disc collection -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Indian children -- Juvenile fiction, Indians of North America -- Fiction, Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction, Islands -- Fiction, Islands -- Juvenile fiction, Juvenile sound recording, Marcelee Gralapp Collection, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal, 1961, San Nicolas Island (Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction, Sound recording, Survival -- Fiction, Survival -- Juvenile fiction, Survival -- Juvenile literature, Talking books for children, Young adult fiction
title_display Island of the Blue Dolphins
title_full Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell ; illustrated by Ted Lewin, Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell ; illustrated by Ted Lewin ; [introduction by Lois Lowry], Island of the Blue Dolphins Island of the Blue Dolphins Series, Book 1, Island of the Blue Dolphins [compact disc] / by Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins [electronic resource] / Scott O'Dell
title_short Island of the Blue Dolphins
title_sub Island of the Blue Dolphins Series, Book 1
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, Children's compact disc collection, Historical Fiction, Indian children, Indians of North America, Islands, Juvenile Fiction, Newbery Medal, Survival, Talking books for children