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Books

The Black Pearl

By: Scott O'Dell

Ramon has just found a pearl in an oyster he’s brought up from an underwater cave where the Manta Diablo, the monster devilfish, lurks. But neither Ramon nor his father can foresee the trouble a...

Bad Tickets

By: Kathleen O'Dell

She's left her good Catholic girl ways behind . . . mostly. It is 1967, the Summer of Love, and Mary Margaret Hallinan has that itchy, squirmy feeling that there must be something more out there for her....

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer

By: Irene Gut Opdyke with Jennifer Armstrong

IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.“No matter how many Holocaust stories one...


Sing Down The Moon

By: Scott O'Dell

When Bright Morning takes her sheep to pasture, she gazes across the beautiful valley that is the home of her Navaho tribe and sees Spanish slavers riding straight toward her.

In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer

By: Irene Gut Opdyke with Jennifer Armstrong

IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.“No matter how many Holocaust stories one...

Carlota

By: Scott O'Dell

Raised to take the place of her dead brother,  Carlota de Zubaran can do anything that Carlos could  have done. She races her stallion through the  California lowlands, dives...


Island of the Blue Dolphins

By: Scott O'Dell

In the Pacific, there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea birds abound. Karana is the Indian girl who lived alone for years...



Resources

The Sharp Time

By: Mary O'Connell

BOOK TALK
 
Since her mother died, high school senior Sandinista Jones’ (Yes, she’s named after the Clash album.) life has been broken and lonely. And when a teacher does the unthinkable,...