Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

By Scott O'Dell

Thorndike Press, Paperback, Large Print, 9780786272549, 223pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2005

Description
This is the story of Karana, the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Year after year, she watched one season pass into another and waited for a ship to take her away.


About the Author
Scott O Dell (1898 1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.