The Resource Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell

Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell

Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Title
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Statement of responsibility
Scott O'Dell
Title variation
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Newbery Medal, 1961.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 1964.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1963.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Elementary School, 1982.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
096306
Cataloging source
NZEN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Dell, Scott
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1000
  • 1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewin, Ted
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nicoleño Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • San Nicolas Island (Calif.)
  • Children's stories
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9780140302684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780140302684
  • (OCoLC)849151965
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
154 p.
Isbn
9780140302684
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780140302684
  • (OCoLC)849151965

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