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Scott O'Dell (May 23, 1898 – October 16, 1989) was an American children's author who wrote 26 novels for youngsters, along with three adult novels and four nonfiction books. He was most famously the author of the children's novel Island of the Blue Dolphins (1960), which won the 1961 Newbery Medal as well as a number of other awards. Other award winning books by O'Dell include The King's Fifth (1966), Black Star, Bright Dawn (1988), The Black Pearl (1967), and Sing Down the Moon (1970); which were all also Newbery Honor award books. O'Dell wrote primarily historical fiction. Many of his children's novels are about historical California and Mexico.
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Al Davis
Behind the Raiders Shield
Steven Corkran, Jon Kingdon, Bruce Kebric - 2017-09-01
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Delve into the life and career of a notorious sports figure of the 20th century with firsthand accounts from those who knew him best. Despised by some and admired by others, Al Davis rarely revealed much about himself or his decision-making process. But in this book, readers will get an accurate and detailed portrayal of the man behind the catchphrases and slogans, from those who worked for him and played a role in his career. Discover what it was really like to work for one of the most polarizing figures in sports history in "Behind the Raiders Shield."
This literature guide is a must-have for any student studying Island of the Blue Dolphins. Created by Harvard students, it offers chapter-by-chapter analysis, key theme explanations, motifs, and symbols. With a review quiz and essay topics included, this lively and accessible guide will help students succeed in their studies.
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Les Mystérieuses Cités d'Or - La route de l'or
O DELL-S - 2013-07-23
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Join a thrilling expedition through the unknown regions of Mexico as a group of explorers sets out in search of gold, souls, and new territories. Follow the passionate cartographer Esteban, the captain and his soldiers, the missionary Father Francisco, and the young Indian guide Zia as they explore canyons, cliffs, and crevices in pursuit of their goals. But when Esteban discovers a sparkling nugget, will the lure of gold jeopardize the success of their mission? Don't miss the novel that inspired a beloved TV series!
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A Newbery Honor Collection boxed set
Scott O'Dell, Gary D. Schmidt, Karen Cushman, Marion Dane Bauer - 2012-11-06
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Four beloved Newbery Honor–winning novels come together in this collection. The set includes Scott O'Dell's The Black Pearl (1968), Marion Dane Bauer's On My Honor (1987), Karen Cushman's Catherine, Called Birdy (1995), and Gary D. Schmidt's Wednesday Wars (2008) with updated covers. This lovely library makes for a perfect gift for any avid reader. The Black Pearl is praised for its admiration for the human spirit, while On My Honor is a powerful and soul-stirring read. Catherine, Called Birdy is superb historical fiction, and The Wednesday Wars is a gentle, hopeful, and moving story.
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A Newbery Collection boxed set
Lois Lowry, Elizabeth George Speare, Scott O'Dell, Linda Sue Park - 2011-09-13
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Explore a collection of four unforgettable Newbery Medal winners in this boxed set. Featuring exquisite paperback editions, these classic tales showcase the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Included are Number the Stars with a new introduction by Lois Lowry, Island of the Blue Dolphins with a new introduction by Lowry, The Witch of Blackbird Pond with a new introduction by Karen Cushman, and A Single Shard with Linda Sue Park's Newbery Medal acceptance speech. Indulge in the beauty of these thought-provoking and award-winning stories.
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The Seven Serpents Trilogy
Scott O'Dell - 2009-03-01
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Immerse yourself in the thrilling Seven Serpents Trilogy. Join young Julian Escobar on his journey to spread the gospel in the newly discovered Mayan Empire. When a hurricane strikes, Julian becomes the sole survivor and is mistaken for the fair-skinned Mayan god Kukulcan, the Feathered Serpent. Follow Julian as he takes on the role of a god and faces the unimaginable consequences. This trilogy includes all three books: The Captive, The Feathered Serpent, and The Amethyst Ring.
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Scott O'Dell - 2006-11-14
The King's Fifth by Scott O'Dell
The Mark of Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff, Scott O'Dell
Hill of the Hawk by Scott O'Dell
The Road to Damietta by Scott O'Dell
Insel der blauen Delphine - Literaturblätter by Karin Pfeiffer
Historical Fiction Books by Yoshiko Uchida, Karen Cushman, Scott O'Dell, Gloria Whelan, Theresa Nelson, Adrienne Ross
Newbery Boxed Set (Island of the Blue Dolphins, Johnny Tremain, Belle Prater's Boy, Wrinkle in Time, Black Cauldron, Black Pearl, Watson's Go to Birmingham 1963, Lily's Crossing) by Scott O'Dell, Esther Forbes, Ruth White, Madeleine L'Engle, Lloyd Alexander
The Black Pearl by Scott O'Dell
Zia by Scott Odell
Sing Down the Moon by Scott O'Dell
Venus Among the Fishes by Elizabeth Hall, Scott O'Dell
Thunder Rolling in the Mountains by Scott Odell
Newbery Medal Bookshelf by Scott O'Dell, Beverly Cleary, Rachel Field, Gary Paulsen, E. L. Konigsburg
Sarah Bishop by Scott O'Dell
My Name is Not Angelica by Scott O'Dell
El Quinto Real by Scott O'Dell
Black Star, Bright Dawn by Scott O'Dell
The Newbery Award Library by Scott O'Dell, Elizabeth George Speare, Paula Fox, Beverly Cleary
The Captive by Scott O'Dell
The Serpent Never Sleeps by Scott O'Dell
Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell
Alexandra by Scott O'Dell
On Pilgrimage by Catherine M. Odell
The Spanish Smile by Scott O'Dell
The Castle in the Sea by Scott O'Dell
The Amethyst Ring by Scott O'Dell
The Newbery Library Award by William Pene Elizabeth; Du Bois Esther; Speare Scott; Forbes O'Dell
The Feathered Serpent by Scott O'Dell
Kathleen, Please Come Home by Scott O'Dell
The 290 by Scott O'Dell
Hawk That Dare Not Hunt by Day by Scott O'Dell, 031062
Child of Fire by Scott O'Dell
The Treasure of Topo-El-Bampo by Scott O'Dell
The Dark Canoe by Scott O'Dell
The Daughter of Don Saturnino by Scott O'Dell
Woman of Spain by Scott O'Dell