Island of the Blue Dolphins
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The homepage of the late author Scott O'Dell. Get info on the man and his books.
Check out the life of the author – written by the man himself.
Explore this cool learning site, dedicated to Island of the Blue Dolphins.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is home to many of the same kinds of animals found on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Explore their site, or just hop in the car (plane) and go visit!.
Curious about the animals Karana lives with on the island? Check out this site for more info.
Movie or TV Productions
A film version of the book, directed by James B. Clark, the guy who directed Flipper. A dolphin directorial dynamo, indeed.
Learn about Juana Maria, the inspiration for Karana.
A museum exhibition dedicated to the Lone Woman, at the Venture Museum.
This article, from The Lighthouse, covers the museum exhibit dedicated to the Lone Woman of San Nicolas, and debates the question of the Lone Woman's authenticity.
More on the Lone Woman, courtesy of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.
Trailer for O'Dell's book from the Mooresville, IN public library.
Wondering what Mon-a-nee looks like? Cuteness alert!
Is this the devilfish Karana fought? Scary, right?
Check out these crazy-looking sea elephants fighting.
Images from both the book and the 1964 movie.
Get a glimpse of the real island.