Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins


In the Pacific, there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea birds abound. Karana is the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Hers is not only an unusual adventure of survival, but also a tale of natural beauty and personal discovery.

Author: O'Dell, Scott

Language: English | Copyright: 1960 |

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