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    Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell In the Pacific there is an island shaped like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it, blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephant and birds abound. A young Indian girl lives and waits for her people to return for her, from the land to the east. Karana with her long black hair and her dark skin, held her own on an island after her people had left for a new place. She was sure they would come back the next spring, but after two springs she

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    This is Won-a-pa-lei, or Karana. As you may know I was left stranded on an island with my late brother Ramo, or Chief Tanyositlopai, while my sister Ulape and the rest of our tribe left to unknown land. I wish to not point fingers, but Ramo was at fault for their departure without us. He was a stubborn child who went to collect his spear quickly before they could have left. I had to go after him because what’s an older sister to do? With my parent’s death and Ulape’s obsessive crush with Nanko, she

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    Water has many different smells. There is chlorine, salt, lake, fishy, and well of course drinkable. The one I will never be able to get out of my nose is the chlorine. In sixth grade, I was a member of the Sullivan Blue Dolphins. I wasn't that good at swimming, but I'll never forget the swim meets. Especially the one at the Red Bird Aquatic Center. Your typical indoor swimming pools still have diving boards, a secondary kid pool, dressing rooms, the launching stands, and a lot of storage

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    the north deep waves rolled down upon the island. They broke against the rocks and roared into the caves, sending up white sprays of water. Before night a storm would certainly strike” (O’Dell, 19). This passage from Scott O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphins describes the Ocean that surrounds the island and characters in the story. In this description the narrator, Karana, shows the reader that the people on the island fear and respect the power of the Ocean. The Ocean is depicted throughout the novel

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    Scott

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    has won 4 Newberry medals for some of his different works. The Hans Christan Anderson Medal, given under the auspices of 15 different countries. His most famous piece, Island of the Blue Dolphins, has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize of Juvenile Literature. On top of all that, two of his books, Island of the Blue Dolphins and The Black Pearl h... ... middle of paper ... ...hor once a year through the Scott O' Dell award, he continues to show his love and passion for history and nature, and to all

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    Book Report

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    Scott O’ Dell Island of the Blue Dolphins Karana lives near a little cove in San Nicolas. Coral Cove has plenty of fish and cool water. Karana is a brave and has learned how to find food and stay alive on the island all alone. She ending up living alone after a Russian ship approached the island where the Ghalat-at people live. When some of the people from the ship reach the land of the island. Karana’s dad who is also chief of the tribe Chowig went down to meet the visitors along with some of his

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    Character Relationship:While reading the book Island of the Blue Dolphins written by Scott O'Dell I noticed the relationship between the protagonist,Karana,and her dog,Rontu.The story would of been very different if these two would not of became friends,for Karana would not have a friend to talk to and someone to keep her company.Karana is left all alone on the this island,for her village was taken away by the white men to a new home,and her younger brother killed by the wild dogs.She created her

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    the cove

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    The coastal city of Taiji, Japan has practiced dolphin fishing for many years. As the small town lies right along the path of the bottlenose dolphins' migratory route, the access to dolphins has become too easy and the capturing of dolphins for trainers around the world and killing for meat is out of control. In 2009, a documentary was released which sought to expose the barbaric practices of the Japanese in Taiji. Every aspect in each section of The Cove fights for justice and ultimately argues

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    The Striped Dolphin

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    Introductory Page I chose dolphins because they are such elegant creatures, even though wild dolphins are often dangerous. Dolphins are my favorite creatures in the world, and people ought to respect them more. They are the second smartest animal in the world. They nurture their young for most of their lives. They also socialise with any creature, unless they show signs of harm. Dolphins make very popular playmates and will come up to humans for almost anything. They rely on each other to live

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    90 species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises? (WDC) The dolphin is a very important animal to the ocean and there are many different types to discover. In order to learn about dolphins, it is important to discuss where they live, their appearance, and what they eat. Some helpful words to understand are “dorsal fin”, a dorsal fin is the top pointed fin on the dolphins back, “flippers”, a flipper is a flat fin that dolphins use to swim, and “echolocation” is a tool dolphins use to find food by sounds

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