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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
The gripping story of young Karana, an Indian girl who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. A quiet acceptance of fate characterizes her ordeal
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.
Awards note
  • Newbery Medal, 1961.
  • Hans Christian Andersen gold medal.
  • Lewis Carroll Shelf award.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
096306
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.O237
LC item number
Is
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
primary
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19964115
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780395069622
Lccn
60005213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 60005213
  • (Sirsi) a4271
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19964115
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780395069622
Lccn
60005213
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 60005213
  • (Sirsi) a4271

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