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Island of the Blue Dolphins (Illustrated)
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Illustrated Author:Scott O'Dell, Ted Lewin (Illustrator) Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island, 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. This newly illustrated edition of Island of the Blue Dolphins, a Newbery Award-winning novel publis... more »hed in 1960, includes fourteen full-color paintings by a master watercolorist.« less
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: 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.
this book is great.if you like survival stories youll love it.its a bit simple in thewording but a twenty two year old i know loved it, so you cant sat its for kids.a good book for people who dont like to read.