Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Prize-winning adventure story tells how Karana, the American Indian girl, stayed alone on the Island with wild animals for company when her tribe was scattered and murdered by otter hunters.
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Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes gripping and inspiring reading. Based on a true story.

About the Author

Scott O'Dell was born in Los Angeles. He was a journalist and an authority on California histor. He won many awards for his writing, including the Newbery Award for Island of the Blue Dolphins. He died in October 1989.

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224 pages
Interest Age: From 11


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Publication date

7th July 2016



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