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O'Dell, Scott 1898-1989

Works: 324 works in 1,884 publications in 18 languages and 64,770 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, Scenarist, Editor, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.O237, FIC
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Publications by Scott O'Dell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Scott O'Dell
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )
362 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 11,630 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 )
134 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 5,041 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 )
78 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,753 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( Sound Recording )
96 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 3,441 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 3,134 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 2,605 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 )
45 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,566 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 2,542 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 )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
P.g.a. faderens tilskadekomst, skal eskimo-pigen Lyse Dag deltage i et 1800 km. langt hundevæddeløb gennem Alaska. Trods de barske vilkår gennemfører hun løbet, modnes og får afklaret forholdet til sine kulturelle rødder
Thunder rolling in the mountains by Scott O'Dell( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,939 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
My name is not Angelica by Scott O'Dell( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
Relates the experiences of a young Senegalese girl brought as a slave to the Danish owned Caribbean island of St. John as she 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 [1453- ] and held by 1,323 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 1,203 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 1,127 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 dark canoe by Scott O'Dell( Book )
25 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
En 16-årig dreng fortæller om sine oplevelser som kahytsdreng ombord på et skib, der søger efter en forlist hvalfangerbåd ud for Californiens kyst
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 1,075 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 hawk that dare not hunt by day by Scott O'Dell( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and held by 1,062 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 1,041 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 973 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 946 libraries worldwide
Rich in the atmosphere of thirteenth-century Italy, The Road to Damietta offers through Ricca di Montanaro's eyes a new perspective on the man who became the famous Saint Francis of Assisi, the guileless, joyous man who praised the oneness of nature and sought to bring the world into harmony. “Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace," he said. “Where there is hatred, let me sow love, where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy."
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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 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
오델, 스코트 1898-1989
오델, 스콧 1898-1989
オデール, スコット
奥台尔 1898-1989
English (760)
Spanish (120)
German (95)
Chinese (32)
Catalan (7)
Korean (5)
Albanian (3)
Hawaiian (3)
Galician (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Finnish (2)
Norwegian (2)
French (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Serbian (1)
Russian (1)
Italian (1)
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