Island of the Blue Dolphins gift edition  -     By: Scott O'Dell
Buy Item $19.80 Retail: $22.00 Save 10% ($2.20) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Island of the Blue Dolphins gift edition

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2010 / Hardcover

$19.80 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $22.00
|
Save 10% ($2.20)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW424830

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 9.00 X 7.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0547424833
ISBN-13: 9780547424835
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Ages: 9-12

Publisher's Description

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 kep 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 a stunning new look, and an introduction by Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver and Number the Stars.

Author Bio

Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Map of the United States Sticker Picture
    Map of the United States Sticker Picture
    Pat Stewart
    Dover Publications / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.95 Save 16% ($0.96)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW96709
  2. Island Of The Blue Dolphins L-I-T Study Guide
    Island Of The Blue Dolphins L-I-T Study Guide
    Educational Impressions / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $7.85 Retail: $10.95 Save 28% ($3.10)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW950227
  3. Lassie Come-Home, Literature Guide 4th Grade, Teacher's Edition
    Lassie Come-Home, Literature Guide 4th Grade, Teacher's Edition
    Memoria Press / 2010 / Other
    $10.99 Retail: $12.95 Save 15% ($1.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW636113
  4. Draw and Write Through History Book 3: The Vikings, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance
    Draw and Write Through History Book 3: The Vikings, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance
    Carylee Gressman
    CPR Publishing / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $9.09 Retail: $12.95 Save 30% ($3.86)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW859726

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search