Carlota

Carlota

by Scott O'Dell

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ISBN-13: 9780395254875
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/01/1977
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.65(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Best known for his historical children’s books, Scott O’Dell (1898-1989) received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1972 for his contributions to children’s literature. The Island of the Blue Dolphins, based on the true nineteenth century story of a girl left alone on an island for 18 years, won the Newbery Medal in 1961. He was also a Newbery runner-up for three other books: The King’s Fifth, The Black Pearl, and Sing Down the Moon.

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Carlota 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
norabelle414 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
When I was young I read an excerpt from this book in a magazine. It was so thrilling and exciting that I begged my mom to buy me the book so that I could find out what else happened in the exhilarating life of Carlota.It turned out, that excerpt was the most exciting part, and the rest of the book was boring and disappointing. Oh well.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I haven't read any other of O'Dell's books, but i am sure i will love them after this!!! I couldn't put it down!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Carlota is the story of a bold and courageous teen who must learn to accept herself for who she is. And, who she is does not please her outspoken and ever-present grandmother. Carlota is not the soft-spoken, ribbons-and-lace girl many expect her to be. She rides her stallion like the wind, races with the men, and dives for gold in the sea. Historically realistic and full of action, Carlota is a fun, quick read.