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O'Dell, Scott 1898-1989

Overview
Works: 330 works in 1,877 publications in 18 languages and 64,667 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Originator, Scenarist, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.O237, FIC
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Most widely held works by Scott O'Dell
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

363 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 11,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the courage and self-reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind
The black pearl by Scott O'Dell( Book )

136 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 5,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In claiming as his own the magnificent black pearl he finds, a sixteen-year-old youth enrages the sea devil who legend says is its owner
Sing down the moon by Scott O'Dell( Book )

66 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Navajo girl recounts the events of 1864 when her tribe was forced to march to Fort Sumner as prisoners of the white soldiers
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Recording )

100 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 3,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Zia by Scott O'Dell( Book )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Indian girl, Zia, caught between the traditional world of her mother and the present world of the Mission, is helped by her aunt Karana, whose story was told in "The Island of the Blue Dolphins."
Sarah Bishop by Scott O'Dell( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 2,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother who take opposite sides in the War for Independence, and fleeing from the British who seek to arrest her, Sarah Bishop struggles to shape a new life for herself in the wilderness
Streams to the river, river to the sea : a novel of Sacagawea by Scott O'Dell( Book )

46 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Indian woman, accompanied by her infant and cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark Expedition seeking a way to the Pacific
The King's fifth by Scott O'Dell( Book )

39 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven members of Coronado's army attempt to find the fabled cities of Cibola
Black Star, Bright Dawn by Scott O'Dell( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright Dawn must face the challenge of the Iditarod dog sled race alone when her father is injured
Thunder rolling in the mountains by Scott O'Dell( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late nineteenth century, a young Nez Percé girl relates how her people were driven off their land by the U.S. Army and forced to retreat north until their eventual surrender. From the viewpoint of Chief Joseph's daughter, this historical novel concerns the forced removal of the Nez Perce from their homeland in 1877. It is spring of 1877 when fourteen-year-old Sound of Running Feet, daughter of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, sees white people panning gold in the little creek that feeds the Wallowa River, and brings word of them to her father. "They are the first, but more are on the way," he says. "We are few and they are many. They will devour us." It is Sound of Running Feet who narrates the story of her tribe's fate. Readers will be gripped as she shares with us her respect for her father, her love for handsome Swan Necklace, and her destiny
My name is not Angelica by Scott O'Dell( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angelica, a young Senegalese girl brought as a slave to the Danish-owned Caribbean island of St. John, participates in the slave revolt of 1733-1734
Carlota by Scott O'Dell( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl relates her feelings and experiences as a participant in the battle of San Pasqual during the last days of the war between the Californians and Americans
The psychology of children's art by Rhoda Kellogg( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The child's idea of art collides head on with the typical formulas adults have passed down from one generation to another. Watchful and well meaning teachers who coax young children to draw real-life objects are not being helpful; indeed, their efforts may stifle the pride, the pleasure, the confidence so necessary to growth of a creative spirit
The captive by Scott O'Dell( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a Spanish expedition to the New World, a Jesuit seminarian witnesses the enslavement and exploitation of the Mayas and his own seduction by greed and ambition
The serpent never sleeps : a novel of Jamestown and Pocahontas by Scott O'Dell( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early seventeenth century, Serena Lynn, determined to be with the man she has loved since childhood, travels to the New World and comes to know the hardships of colonial life and the extraordinary Princess Pocahontas
The dark canoe by Scott O'Dell( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old boy sails from nineteenth-century Nantucket to a remote California bay with his two older brothers and finds himself in mysterious circumstances involving the death of one brother and the strange obsession of the other. For Junior High readers
The hawk that dare not hunt by day by Scott O'Dell( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid political turmoil and threats of plague, young Tom Barton accepts the risks of helping William Tyndale publish and smuggle into England the Bible he has translated into English
Alexandra by Scott O'Dell( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping her crippled grandfather by diving for sponges from the family boat after the death of her diver father, Alexandra discovers that someone is using their sponges as a hiding-place for smuggled cocaine
Child of fire by Scott O'Dell( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parole officer relates his efforts to keep the violence and heroics of two young Chicanos under control
The road to Damietta by Scott O'Dell( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in German and English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply attached to the charming and carefree Francis Bernardone, Cecilia, a young noblewoman of Assisi, watches as he turns from his life of wealth and privilege, takes vows of poverty, and devotes himself to serving God by helping all those around him
 
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The black pearlSing down the moonIsland of the Blue DolphinsZiaSarah BishopStreams to the river, river to the sea : a novel of SacagaweaThe King's fifthBlack Star, Bright Dawn
Alternative Names
Aotaier 1898-1989

Odel, Sekat 1898-1989

Odel, Sikat 1898-1989

Odel, Skot 1898-1989

O'Dell, Scott

O'Dell, Scott 1903-

Ou-tai-erh

Ou-tai-erh 1898-1989

Scott O’Dell US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Scott O'Dell American children's writer

Scott O'Dell Amerikaans schrijver

Scott O'Dell amerikansk författare

Scott O'Dell amerikansk skribent

Scott O'Dell écrivain américain

Scott O'Dell escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Scott O'Dell escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Scott, Odell Gabriel

Scott Odell Gabriel 1898-1989

Scott O'Dell scrittore statunitense

Uwdīl, Skūt 1898-1989

О'Делл, Скотт

Скот О'Дел

סקוט אודל סופר ילדים אמריקאי

اسکات اودل نویسنده آمریکایی

سكوت أوديل، 1898-1989

سكوت اوديل كاتب أدب أطفال أمريكي

ئودېل, سىكات 1898-1989

ئودېل, سېكات 1898-1989

สกอตต์ โอเดลล์

스콧 오딜

오델, 스코트 1898-1989

오델, 스콧 1898-1989

オデール, スコット

スコット・オデール

司各特·奥德尔

奥台尔 1898-1989

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