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Island of the Blue Dolphins The Complete Reader's Edition

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ISBN-10: 0520289374

ISBN-13: 9780520289376

Edition: 2016

Authors: Sara L. Schwebel, Scott O'Dell

List price: $29.95
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This is the first authoritative edition of one of the most significant children's books of the twentieth century. Winner of the 1961 Newbery Medal, Island of the Blue Dolphins tells the story of a young Native American girl stranded for eighteen years on San Nicolas Island, off the coast of California. In addition to the text of the original book, this special edition includes two excised chapters published here for the first time, as well as a critical introduction and essays that offer new background on the archaeological, legal, and folkloric history of Native Americans in California. The Complete Reader's Edition explores the composition history and editorial decisions made by author…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/4/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.