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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Author: Scott O'Dell
The gripping story of young Karana, who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. — 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 o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440227182
ISBN-10: 0440227186
Publication Date: 5/12/1997
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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4.3 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 8
What a wondeful book! It was sad and yet inspirational. This young woman has so much inner strength and wisdom and an abundance of hope and optimism. Through tragedy after tragedy she just keeps on going simply for the sake of meeting the next day head-on. Loved it loved it loved it!
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Helpful Score: 6
I have loved this book ever since I was 9 years old, and I still do.
It is one of those stories you can never get tired of reading.
Perfect for all age groups.
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Helpful Score: 3
A wonderful tale of self-reliance and survival. I read this book in elementary school and it's one of those stories that has stayed with me all these years. It's a great story for youngsters especially girls.
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Helpful Score: 3
It's funny how many people read this in school and bought their own copy. I have always loved this book since I read it in school. A must for everyone to read.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is an amazing book. i read it through school then had to go out and buy my own copy. i would recomend this book if you survival or suspence stories.
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A story of a young girl's journey from childhood to adulthood. She is left on an island alone, and must fend for herself. A captivating read for any young child, this book, like O'Dell's others, provides a strong female rolemodel for young girls and boys alike.

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