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Author O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989.

Title Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell
Published Harmondsworth : Longman Young Books : Constable, 1960


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 MELB SPCBC  819 Odell Sco/Iot  LIB USE ONLY
Description 184 pages ; 22 cm
Summary Left behind by her people, an Indian girl spends 18 years alone on a harsh rocky island known as the Island of San Nicholas. Not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with a ferocious pack of wild dogs, constantly guard against the Aleutian sea-otter hunters and maintain a precarious food supply, even when it meant battling with an octopus
Audience For children
Subject Children's stories.
Dolphins -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Islands -- California -- Juvenile fiction.
Wilderness survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.