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Island of the Blue Dolphins

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1987
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.

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ISBN:

  • 9780606107242 (library bdg.) (Turtleback Books)
  • 9780547328614 (pbk.) (HMH)
  • 0440940001 (mass pbk.) (Laurel-leaf)
  • 0440753120 (mass pbk.) (Yearling)
  • 0440439884 (pbk.)
  • 0435121081 (hc.) (Heinemann)
  • 0395536804 (hc.) (HMH)
  • 0395069629 (hc.) (HMH)

Publisher, Date: New York : Dell, c1960.

Description: 184 p.

Target Audience Note: 009-012.

Notes:

  • Publisher, pagination and printing dates vary.
  • "A Yearling book."
  • Sequel: Zia.
  • Newbery Award winner, 1961.

LCCN: 90035331

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Hobbs, Will — These authors' works are Moving, Descriptive, and Character-driven, and they share: the genres 'Historical fiction' and 'Classics' and the subjects 'Survival', 'Teenage boys', and 'Voyages and travels'.
Mikaelsen, Ben, 1952- — These authors' works are Moving, Compelling, and Descriptive, and they share: the genres 'Historical fiction' and 'Survival stories' and the subjects 'Survival' and 'Teenage boys'.
Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman) — These authors' works are Compelling, Character-driven, and Action-packed, and they share: the genres 'Historical fiction' and 'Survival stories' and the subjects 'Survival' and 'Teenage boys'.
Hill, Kirkpatrick — These authors' works are Moving and Character-driven, and they share: the genres 'Historical fiction' and 'Survival stories' and the subject 'Survival'.
Voigt, Cynthia — These authors' works are Moving and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Classics' and the subject 'Survival'.
Ellis, Deborah, 1960- — These authors' works are Moving, Compelling, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subject 'Survival'.
Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942 — These authors' works are Atmospheric, Moving, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Classics' and the subject 'Islands'.
Urrea, Luis Alberto — These authors' works are Atmospheric and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subject 'Survival'.
Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959- — These authors' works are Compelling and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subjects 'Survival' and 'Teenage boys'.
Banerjee, Anjali — These authors' works are Descriptive and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subject 'Islands'.
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, 1948- — These authors' works are Compelling and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subjects 'Survival' and 'Brothers and sisters'.
Littlefield, Sophie — These authors' works are Compelling, Descriptive, and Character-driven, and they share: the genre 'Historical fiction' and the subject 'Survival'.

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