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The Resource Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell

Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell

Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Title
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Statement of responsibility
Scott O'Dell
Title variation
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Left alone by her Indian tribe when they decide to sail to the east, Karana, a young Indian girl, lives on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, where she spends eighteen years, surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance. Year after year she waits for the ship to return but it never does. Finally she realizes she must make a fateful choice: follow her people on her own or remain alone for the rest of her life. -- From back cover
Summary
Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Newbery Medal, 1961.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 1964.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1963.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Elementary School, 1982.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1961.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
096306
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new introduction by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
441151991
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780395069622
Lccn
2011288626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441151991
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Publication
Note
"With a new introduction by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
441151991
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780395069622
Lccn
2011288626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441151991

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