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Island of the Blue Dolphins - Scott O'Dell, Sara L. Schwebel
Island of the Blue Dolphins
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This is the first authoritative edition of one of the most significant children’s books of the twentieth century. Winner of the 1961 Newbery Medal,Island of the Blue Dolphinstells the story of a girl left alone for eighteen years in the aftermath of violent encounters with Europeans on her home... show more
This is the first authoritative edition of one of the most significant children’s books of the twentieth century. Winner of the 1961 Newbery Medal,Island of the Blue Dolphinstells the story of a girl left alone for eighteen years in the aftermath of violent encounters with Europeans on her home island off the coast of Southern California. This special edition includes two
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780520289376 (0520289374)
Publisher: University of California Press
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
5.0 Island of the Blue Dolphins
Another childhood classic.
Wanda's Book Reviews
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3.5 Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell
In 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 behind. — This is the...
Real Princesses Read
Real Princesses Read rated it
5.0 Island of the Blue Dolphins
Another great book for a fifth grade class, this story of a girl's isolation and strife living alone on an island is simply amazing! A book about survival, isolation, and patience would be a really wonderful text for a class to dive into and discuss. I think a fifth grade teacher could have students...
The Book Sleuth
The Book Sleuth rated it
5.0 Island of the Blue Dolphins
5th grade Newbery Medal winner Karana is an Indian girl that lives on an island that is shaped like a dolphin when you see it from above. She lives there with her family and tribe until one day a ship comes and tries to take over the island in order to hunt sea otter. The men on the ship capture a...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
4.0 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
I've been reading a lot of good books lately and this one is no exception. This is a beautifully told survival story about a girl name Karana. It tells of her struggles whilst living on the island alone with her animal companions and what she does to survive until rescue comes for her. I really lo...
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