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Zia (Island of the Blue Dolphins, Bk 2)
Zia - Island of the Blue Dolphins, Bk 2
Author: Scott O'Dell
A young Indian girl, 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 Island of the Blue Dolphins.
ISBN-13: 9780440910176
ISBN-10: 044091017X
Publication Date: 9/1994
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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3.7 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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An excellent sequel to Island of Blue Dolphins. Also gives some info about California Mission indians. Readers will empathize with the characters.
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Excellent sequel to O Dell's Island of the Blue Dolphi. My 10 yr.old loved the first book and now has loved this one too.
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Sequel to "Island of the Blue Dolphins"
When 14 yo Zia & her brother Mando find a boat cast up on the beach near their home, they are determined to make the voyage to their aunt Karana had been abandoned nearly eighteen years before. They are determined to rescue her, armed with a sail, fishook & compass, &, lacking any experience, embark on the dangerous 60 mile journey leading to a grand reunion.
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The ways of the whaling ships are brutal, and life at the Santa Barbara Mission is harsh. In spite of this, Christina Moores gentle narration is well-suited to the tone of this novel. Zia is the story of a quiet revolution in the life and heart of a young girl whose spirit and gentle nature will not be broken. In this sequel to Island of the Blue Dolphins, ODell tells of Zias determination to rescue her aunt from the island where she was abandoned many years before. The story is strong and can be enjoyed in its own right. The quiet and reflective voice of the narration works well with the text. Listeners of all ages will find this compelling listening.


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