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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by

Scott O'Dell

 Table of Contents

Tainor and Lurai

Character Analysis

Tainor and Lurai are the two birds Karana tames in Chapter 18. Tainor is male and named after a young man killed by the Aleuts. The female bird is named Lurai, a name Karana wishes she had been given.

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