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O'Dell, Scott 1898-1989

Works: 291 works in 1,516 publications in 19 languages and 65,854 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Originator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.O237, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Scott O'Dell
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

222 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 10,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story of young Karana, an Indian girl who survives by herself for eighteen years on a deserted island off the California coast. A quiet acceptance of fate characterizes her ordeal
The black pearl by Scott O'Dell( Book )

106 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 4,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: From the depths of a cave in the Vermilion Sea, Ramon Salazar has wrested a black pearl so lustrous and captivating that his father, an expert pearl dealer, is certain Ramon has found the legendary Pearl of Heaven. Such a treasure is sure to bring great joy to the villagers of their tiny coastal town, and even greater renown to the Salazar name. No diver, not even the swaggering Gaspar Ruiz, has ever found a pearl like this! But is there a price to pay for a prize so great? When a terrible tragedy strikes the village, old Luzon's warning about El Diablo returns to haunt Ramon. If El Diablo actually exists, it will take all Ramon's courage to face the winged creature waiting for him offshore
Sing down the moon by Scott O'Dell( Book )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Navajo girl recounts the events of 1864 when her tribe was forced to march to Fort Sumner, New Mexico, as prisoners of the white soldiers
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Recording )

75 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life
Zia by Scott O'Dell( Book )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Indian girl, Zia, caught between the traditional world of her mother and the present world of the Mission, is helped by her aunt Karana whose story was told in the Island of the Blue Dolphins
Streams to the river, river to the sea : a novel of Sacagawea by Scott O'Dell( Book )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Indian woman, accompanied by her infant and cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark Expedition seeking a way to the Pacific
Sarah Bishop by Scott O'Dell( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother who take opposite sides in the War for Independence, and fleeing from the British who seek to arrest her, Sarah Bishop struggles to shape a new life for herself in the wilderness
The King's fifth by Scott O'Dell( Book )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this deeply effecting novel Scott O'Dell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors, a world that is at once somber and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage
Black Star, Bright Dawn by Scott O'Dell( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.g.a. faderens tilskadekomst, skal eskimo-pigen Lyse Dag deltage i et 1800 km. langt hundevæddeløb gennem Alaska. Trods de barske vilkår gennemfører hun løbet, modnes og får afklaret forholdet til sine kulturelle rødder
Thunder rolling in the mountains by Scott O'Dell( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late nineteenth century, a young Nez Percé girl relates how her people were driven off their land by the U.S. Army and forced to retreat north until their eventual surrender
My name is not Angelica by Scott O'Dell( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the experiences of a young Senegalese girl brought as a slave to the Danish owned Caribbean island of St. John as she participates in the slave revolt of 1733-1734
Carlota by Scott O'Dell( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl relates her feelings and experiences as a participant in the battle of San Pasqual during the last days of the war between the Californians and Americans
The psychology of children's art by Rhoda Kellogg( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The child's idea of art collides head on with the typical formulas adults have passed down from one generation to another. Watchful and well meaning teachers who coax young children to draw real-life objects are not being helpful; indeed, their efforts may stifle the pride, the pleasure, the confidence so necessary to growth of a creative spirit
The captive by Scott O'Dell( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a Spanish expedition to the New World, a Jesuit seminarian witnesses the enslavement and exploitation of the Mayas and his own seduction by greed and ambition
The serpent never sleeps : a novel of Jamestown and Pocahontas by Scott O'Dell( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early seventeenth century, Serena Lynn, determined to be with the man she has loved since childhood, travels to the New World and comes to know the hardships of colonial life and the extraordinary Princess Pocahontas
Alexandra by Scott O'Dell( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping her crippled grandfather by diving for sponges from the family boat after the death of her diver father, Alexandra discovers that someone is using their sponges as a hiding-place for smuggled cocaine
The hawk that dare not hunt by day by Scott O'Dell( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid political turmoil and threats of plague, young Tom Barton accepts the risks of helping William Tyndale publish and smuggle into England the Bible he has translated into English
Child of fire by Scott O'Dell( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parole officer relates his efforts to keep the violence and heroics of two young Chicanos under control
The dark canoe by Scott O'Dell( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old boy sails from nineteenth-century Nantucket to a remote California bay with his two older brothers and finds himself in mysterious circumstances involving the death of one brother and the strange obsession of the other
The road to Damietta by Scott O'Dell( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply attached to the charming and carefree Francis Bernardone, Cecilia, a young noblewoman of Assisi, watches as he turns from his life of wealth and privilege, takes vows of poverty, and devotes himself to serving God by helping all those around him
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Alternative Names
Aotaier 1898-1989

Odel, Sekat 1898-1989

Odel, Sikat 1898-1989

Odel, Skot 1898-1989

O'Dell, Scott

O'Dell, Scott 1903-


Ou-tai-erh 1898-1989

Scott O’Dell US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Scott O'Dell Amerikaans schrijver

Scott O'Dell amerikansk författare

Scott O'Dell amerikansk skribent

Scott O'Dell écrivain américain

Scott, Odell Gabriel

Scott Odell Gabriel 1898-1989

Scott O'Dell scrittore statunitense

Uwdīl, Skūt 1898-1989

О'Делл, Скотт

סקוט אודל

اسکات اودل نویسنده آمریکایی

سكوت اوديل

سكوت أوديل، 1898-1989

ئودېل, سىكات 1898-1989

ئودېل, سېكات 1898-1989

오델, 스코트 1898-1989

오델, 스콧 1898-1989

オデール, スコット



奥台尔 1898-1989

The black pearlSing down the moonIsland of the Blue DolphinsZiaStreams to the river, river to the sea : a novel of SacagaweaSarah BishopThe King's fifthBlack Star, Bright Dawn