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O'Dell, Scott 1898-1989

Works: 286 works in 1,474 publications in 20 languages and 65,872 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Children's films  Adventure stories  Biography  Interviews  Braille books 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Scenarist, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.O237, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Scott O'Dell
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Book )

219 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 10,922 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 )

105 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 4,850 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 4,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

68 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 3,539 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 3,083 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 2,646 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
Black Star, Bright Dawn by Scott O'Dell( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright Dawn must face the challenge of the Iditarod dog sled race alone when her father is injured
The King's fifth by Scott O'Dell( Book )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,439 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
Thunder rolling in the mountains by Scott O'Dell( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,990 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 )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,983 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 1,371 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 )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,241 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 1,193 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection includes corrected holograph and typescript, corrected typescript photocopy, corrected galley proof, front matter, page layouts
Alexandra by Scott O'Dell( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 1,108 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 1,088 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 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 983 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
The dark canoe by Scott O'Dell( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 973 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
Scott O'Dell( Visual )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Scott O'Dell is interviewed by Jaqueline Shachter, who is accompanied by Carolyn Field. He discusses his book entitled Island of the Blue Dolphins
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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

اسکات اودل نویسنده آمریکایی

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 SacagaweaBlack Star, Bright DawnThe King's fifthThunder rolling in the mountains