Scott O'Dell
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Scott O'Dell

Scott O'Dell (1898-1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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    • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Tantoo Cardinal
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 824
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 821

    Island of the Blue Dolphins is the remarkable story of a strange and beautiful Indian girl who lives a serene and courageous life as the solitary survivor on a rocky island off the California coast...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rich in cultural details and extremely well read.

    • By Terri O. Johnson on 07-23-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Thunder Rolling in the Mountains

    • By: Scott O'Dell, Elizabeth Hall
    • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Sound of Running Feet, daughter of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, narrates this tale of her tribe's fate, starting from her first encounter with white people in 1877....

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Sing Down the Moon

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    The Navajo tribe's forced march from their homeland to Fort Sumner by white soldiers and settlers is dramatically and courageously told by young Bright Morning....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sing down the moon

    • By katrina on 03-04-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Black Pearl

    • By: Scott O’Dell
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    When Ramón Salazar swims into an underwater cave in a deserted lagoon, he discovers the black pearl, the Great Pearl of Heaven....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just as good as the first time i read it!

    • By virpio on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The King's Fifth

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    While awaiting trial for murder and withholding from the king the obligatory fifth of the gold found in Cibola, 17-year-old Esteban recalls his adventures with a band of conquistadors....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "Where do we go with this evil burden?"

    • By Jefferson on 04-27-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Zia

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Scott O'Dell continues the breathtaking story of Karana, a Native American woman stranded on an island off the coast of California....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-20-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Sarah Bishop

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother, who take opposite sides in the War of Independence, Sarah Bishop flees from the British who seek to arrest her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not the voice over I would have chosen

    • By brad on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Cruise of the Arctic Star

    • A Voyage from San Diego to the Columbia River
    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Robert Blumenfeld
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    In The Cruise of the Arctic Star, Scott O'Dell takes a voyage up the length of the California coast in his cedar-hulled offshore cruiser named Arctic Star.....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Idea, but lacking cohesion and detail

    • By Eric on 11-16-12

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Streams to the River, River to the Sea

    • A Novel of Sacagawea
    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    A young Native American woman, accompanied by her infant and her cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark expedition seeking a way to the Pacific....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating

    • By WhitneyWill03 on 09-23-17

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Black Star, Bright Dawn

    • By: Scott O'Dell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A young Eskimo girl encounters frightening obstacles when she takes her father's place in the Iditarod, the annual 1,172-mile dogsled race in Alaska....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-10-17

    Regular price: $16.95

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