Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

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Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes gripping and inspiring reading. This title is based on a true story.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 112 x 178 x 16mm | 81.65g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140302689
  • 9780140302684
  • 178,276

Review Text

An outstanding new edition of this popular modern classic (Newbery Award, 1961), with an introduction by Zena Sutherland and a dozen compelling full-page watercolor illustrations to enchant new readers and old friends. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

About Scott O'Dell

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.show more