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Island of the blue dolphins

Author: Scott O'Dell
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann, 1967.
Series: New windmill series, 108.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott O'Dell
ISBN: 0435121081 9780435121082
OCLC Number: 21485433
Awards: Winner of John Newbery Medal 1961
Description: 150 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Based on truth, this is the story of an Indian girl abandoned in 1835 on a lonely rocky island off the Californian coast. After her young brother's tragic death she survived eighteen years of great danger and hardship, with only birds and animals for friends. This inspiring book won the Newbery Award and has been made into a film. It will appeal to readers who enjoy a 'Robinson Crusoe' story, with realistic and absorbing detail. It is gripping, humane and moving.
Series Title: New windmill series, 108.
Responsibility: Scott O'Dell.

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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this Newbery Award-winning story tells of an Indian girl abandoned in 1835 on a lonely, rocky island off the Californian coast.  Read more...

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