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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

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(2) Sea Level

Island of the Blue Dolphin's adventure-packed plot is exciting enough for readers of any age, although young readers will especially like the beautiful language. The chapters are short and simply fly by – a great help to impatient or inexperienced readers. Overall, the perfect novel for just about anyone.

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