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    Scott O'dell

    For the millions of children around the world who loved The Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O'Dell continues the breathtaking story of Karana, a Native American woman stranded on an island off the coast of California. O'Dell mixes stirring drama with historical insights into 18th-century California Mission life to create an unforgettable sequel to a modern classic of children's...read more

  • Scott O'Dell

    When RamOn Salazar swims into an underwater cave in a deserted lagoon, he discovers the black pearl, the Great Pearl of Heaven. As the son of a pearl merchant, RamOn knows that this is the rarest and most valuable pearl in the world. He quickly scoops it up and brings it home to his father. RamOn's father believes the pearl is a blessing from the sea, but others in their tiny seaside town do not agree. They think RamOn has brought a curse upon his family, for the pearl belongs to the Manta Diablo, the most terrifying and monstrous devilfish of all. The manta, they say, will not give up his treasure easily. He will come to reclaim the pearl-and it is RamOn who will have to face him. Scott...read more

  • Scott O'Dell

    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...read more

  • Scott O'dell

    Die Insel, auf der das Mädchen Won-a-pa-lei lebt, sieht aus wie ein auf der Seite liegender Delfin. Seitdem ihr Stamm sie nach einem Überfall fremder Jäger hier zurückgelassen hat, ist Won-a-pa-lei die einzige Bewohnerin dieses Fleckchens Erde mitten im Pazifik. Ganz auf sich allein gestellt, baut sie sich eine Hütte, erbeutet Nahrung und schafft es, die Insel zu ihrem Zuhause werden zu lassen. Doch der Kampf ums Überleben ist hart: Sturmfluten, Erdbeben und Angriffe wilder Tiere fordern sie jeden Tag aufs Neue heraus. Erst viele abenteuerliche Jahre später hat Won-a-pa-lei wieder Kontakt mit Menschen, als am Horizont plötzlich ein Schiff vor Anker geht ...Spannend und mit viel...read more

  • Scott O'Dell

    The Navajo tribe's forced march from their homeland to Fort Sumner by white soldiers and settlers is dramatically and courageously told by young Bright Morning. Bright Morning was happy as she gazed across the beautiful valley that was the home of her tribe. She turned when Black Dog barked, and it was then that she saw the Spanish slavers riding straight toward...read more