Island of the Blue Dolphins
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HarperCollins, 2010.
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9780547488899
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Scott O'Dell., & Scott O'Dell|AUTHOR. (2010). Island of the Blue Dolphins . HarperCollins.

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Scott O'Dell and Scott O'Dell|AUTHOR. 2010. Island of the Blue Dolphins. HarperCollins.

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Scott O'Dell and Scott O'Dell|AUTHOR. Island of the Blue Dolphins HarperCollins, 2010.

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Scott O'Dell, and Scott O'Dell|AUTHOR. Island of the Blue Dolphins HarperCollins, 2010.

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    [synopsis] => Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kelp beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches.
Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her story. It is a romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache, for not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with the ferocious pack of wild dogs that had killed her younger brother, constantly guard against the Aleutian Sea otter hunters, and maintain a precarious food supply.
More than this, it is an adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down. Karana's quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience. From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity in this Newbery Medal-winning classic.
In celebration of the book's 50th anniversary, this edition has an introduction by Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver and Number the Stars.
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