Island of the Blue Dolphins

By Scott O'Dell

Synopsis

Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. This title shows how she survives in the face of various sorts of dangers.

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Author Biography

Scott O'Dell was born in Los Angeles. He was a journalist and an authority on California histor. He won many awards for his writing, including the Newbery Award for Island of the Blue Dolphins. He died in October 1989.