Lucinda lived like a princess on her father's private island off the coast of California, Isla del Oro. But she was really a prisoner, shut off from the world, never allowed off the island. Then Christopher Dawson, a young archeologist, came to the island and into her life. And Lucinda began to realize the horrifying truth about the island . . . and about her father.
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||4.21(w) x 6.84(h) x 0.45(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 14 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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
personally i hated spanish smile i loved island of the blue dolphins but frankly this book is a bore