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Author O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989, author.1989, author

Title Island of the Blue Dolphins / Scott O'Dell
Published Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Puffin Books, 1966
Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Puffin Books, 1966, c1960


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Description 154 pages. ; 18 cm
Series Puffin books
Puffin books (Series)
Contents Winner of the Newberry Medal. The true story of a young American Indian girl's struggle for survival. Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself entirely alone, on a harsh and desolate island. The Robinson Crusoe life she is forced to live and her fight for survival, in the face of all sorts of dangers, make gripping and inspiring reading
Summary Based on the true story of an Indian girl, Karana, who was abandoned. at the age of twelve, on a fierce and desolate island off the coast of California and survived alone for eighteen years
Notes Originally published in U.S. in 1960
For children aged 12-13 years
Subject Children's stories, American.
Children's stories.
Dolphins -- Juvenile fiction.
Dolphins -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction.
Islands -- Juvenile fiction.
Islands -- California -- Juvenile fiction.
Survival -- Juvenile literature.
Shipwreck survival -- Juvenile literature.
Survival at sea -- Juvenile literature
Airplane crash survival -- Juvenile literature
Survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Wilderness survival -- Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America -- Fiction.
Islands -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Action and adventure fiction.
LC no. ace00002833
ISBN 0140302689
9780140302684 (paperback)