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
Left alone by her Indian tribe when they decide to sail to the east, Karana, a young Indian girl, lives on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, where she spends eighteen years, surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance. Year after year she waits for the ship to return but it never does. Finally she realizes she must make a fateful choice: follow her people on her own or remain alone for the rest of her life. -- From back cover
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
096306
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1989
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Dell, Scott
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.O237
LC item number
Is 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
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
  • Indians of North America
  • Survival
  • San Nicolas Island (Calif.)
  • Indians of North America
  • Survival
  • Islands
  • Indians of North America
  • Survival
  • California
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new introduction by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry"--Cover
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
ocn441151991
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780547328614
Lccn
2011288626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441151991
Label
Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell
Publication
Note
"With a new introduction by Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry"--Cover
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
ocn441151991
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
xi, 177 pages
Isbn
9780547328614
Lccn
2011288626
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)441151991

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
    • North Village Branch Borrow it
      2505 Steck Ave, Austin, TX, 78757, US
      30.362144 -97.7305032
    • Pleasant Hill Branch Borrow it
      211 E. William Cannon Blvd., Austin, TX, 78745, US
      30.1922461 -97.7771661
    • Spicewood Springs Branch Borrow it
      8637 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX, 78759, US
      30.4337083 -97.7730809
    • University Hills BranchBorrow it
      4701 Loyola Ln., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.3093017 -97.6664785
    • Willie Mae Kirk Branch Borrow it
      3101 Oak Springs Dr., Austin, TX, 78723, US
      30.2729762 -97.699748
Processing Feedback ...