Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
The book Island of the Blue Dolphins is based on a true story. The book is about a young girl who is stranded on a remote island for many years. Her adventure shows how this smart, innovative girl used her knowledge of the world around her to ensure her survival. Through many challenges, Karana remained purposed to not only survive on her island, but also on making a happy life for herself. The book is full of vivid natural descriptions that capture the imagination of the reader and keep the reader engrossed in reading to find out not only how Karana keeps herself alive, but also about the many ways she has fun on her island and the non-human friends she finds. Will Karana ever get off the island? What adventures await her? Read and find out!