Island of the Blue Dolphins - Chapters 10-14 (p. 59-90) Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10

Summer passes, and when the first winter storm comes, Karana loses hope. She kills three of the wild dogs and retrieves provisions from the canoes. She says that she plans to take a canoe and travel to the east by herself. She says that she is not afraid because she had seen others go, including Kimki. She says that the idea of staying on the island and fighting the wild dogs is less appealing than taking her chances in a canoe.

Karana gets the canoe into the open water, and the island of the blue dolphins disappears. She begins to feel fear. She recognizes a star in the night sky, though, and navigates by its light. The canoe begins to take on water, and she exhausts herself with bailing out. When she wakes in the morning, she has drifted off course, and the leaks...

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