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Book Review of "Island of the Blue Dolphins"

Summary: A review of "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell. The chief themes are the value of friendship and man's responsibility to protect wild creatures.
I did my book review on The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell. This story is about a 12-year old Native American girl who suddenly finds herself alone on an islet off the California coast at the dawn of the 19th century. Hostile Aleuts who used to arrive annually to hunt the sea otter had massacred her people. Their new chief who went in search for help for himself and his people managed to convince white men to return for the survivors, but Karana sacrificed her rescue in order to be with her little brother who was mistakenly stranded on their former island. When wild dogs killed him, Karana faced overwhelming odds of loneliness, gender ignorance and tribal taboos, in order to survive without human companionship for almost 18 years. Karana battled against hunger, the ocean, wild dogs, and treacherous Aleuts...

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