DOLPHIN ISLAND Author:ARTHUR C CLARK 16-year-old Johnny Clinton is running away from a home, where he isn't wanted. A giant hovenship, land to made repairs. Immediately Johnny stows aboard. Several hours later, above the Pacific Ocean, the ship crashes. Johnny is left floating on one of its small fragments. He can't expect anything better than to die of thirst, til a group of ... more »the "People of the Sea" - the dolphins - find him. They call push his raft to an small, but occupied, island on the Great Barrier Reef.
Since he refuses to give his name and no one reports him missing, he can't be sent home. He becomes one of the islanders - until the island is struck by a typhoon. And he has to depend on the dolphins again.« less