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Scott O"Dell

by Russell, David L.

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • O"Dell, Scott, 1898-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Children"s stories, American -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-142) and index.

      StatementDavid L. Russell.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States author series ;, TUSAS 710
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3529.D434 Z78 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL35135M
      ISBN 100805716823
      LC Control Number99019718

      Scott O’Dell Biography. Scott O’Dell is an American writer who wrote mostly for young people, but he also wrote three novels for adults and also a few non-fiction books. O’Dell is born in in Los Angeles, USA. His first name is Gabriel Scott but it was incorrectly published in his first published book, so he kept the name, Scott O’Dell. Scott O’Dell won the Newbery Medal in for his unforgettable novel Island of the Blue Dolphins, based on the true story of a Nicoleño Indian girl living in solitude between and on San Nicolas Island, only 70 miles off the coast of Southern quietly gripping tale of Karana’s survival, strength, and courage — and vivid descriptions of island life — has 5/5(1).

      The former book won the Newbery Medal, and its German translation won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis jsut three years later. Before Fame He studied at Occidental College, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Stanford University, and the University of Rome-La Sapienza before serving in the U.S. Air Force during World War : Scott O'Dell -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.

      Explore books by Scott O'Dell with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Black Pearl By Scott O’Dell Chapter 1 - 2 Before you read the chapter: The protagonist in most novels features the main character or “good guy”. The protagonist of The Black Pearl is a young boy, Ramón Salazar, who goes through a number of exciting adventures as the story unfolds.


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Scott O'Dell Best known for his historical children’s books, Scott O’Dell () received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in for his contributions to children’s literature.

The Island of the Blue Dolphins, based on the true nineteenth century story of a girl left alone on an island for 18 years, won the Newbery Medal in Recent winners of The Scott O'Dell Award, and links to more information about this award for historical fiction for children or young adults.

The Scott O'Dell Award This award was established in by the noted writer of historical fiction, who hoped to increase interest in the genre. Scott O'Dell was born in Los Angeles, California in His given name was Odell Gabriel Scott.

As a child, O'Dell was always fascinated by the sea, and his family even lived for a time in an island house on stilts. O'Dell's love of California and the sea is clear from his work. The Scott O'Dell Estate is eternally grateful for the following members of the Award Committee: Deborah Stevenson, Editor of The Bulletin and Director of the Center for Children's Books is the Committee Chair.

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The Black Pearl is a young adult novel by Scott O'Dell first published in about the coming of age of the son of a pearl dealer. Plot summary. Ramon Salazar finds a black pearl so beautiful that his father is certain Ramon has found the fabled Pearl of Heaven.

Island of the Blue Dolphins, though it is based upon the true story of a girl who lived alone on a California island for eighteen years, came from the memory of my years at San Pedro and Dead Man's Island, when, with other boys my age, I voyaged out on summer mornings in search of day we left the landlocked world and went to sea, each of us on separate logs.

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A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, The Black Pearl is captivating entertainment for all ages.Only Scott O'Dell could turn an uneventful cruise up the Pacific coast into a suspenseful adventure based entirely on his growing suspicions about the reliability of the Arctic Star's hired skipper and, at the same time, conduct a grand tour from the confines of the boat's cabin.