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
Records the courage and self-reliance of an Indian girl who lived alone for eighteen years on an isolated island off the California coast when her tribe emigrated and she was left behind
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/Honor.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
096306
Cataloging source
ICrlF
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1898-1989
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O'Dell, Scott
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.5
  • 5-8
  • 1000
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.O237
LC item number
Is 1987
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1000
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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Lewin, Ted
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True
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  • Survival
  • Indians of North America
  • Survival
  • Indians of North America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Yearling book."
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
19578791
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780440439882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol00457300
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Yearling book."
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
19578791
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9780440439882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(IMchF)fol00457300

Library Locations

    • Pike County Public Library - Otwell BranchBorrow it
      2301 N. Spring St., Otwell, IN, 47564, US
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      1104 Main St., Petersburg, IN, 47567, US
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