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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell

Language and Communication Quotes

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Quote #10

I shook my head and smiled at him. He spoke again, slowly this time, and though his words sounded the same as before and meant nothing to me, they now seemed sweet. They were the sound of a human voice. There is no sound like this in all the world. (29.12)

Despite having so many friends in the animal kingdom, Karana values human connection and companionship. The human voice is a powerful instrument.

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