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In Island of the Blue Dolphins, what are Karana's hopes and dreams?

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Island of the Blue Dolphins is a 1960 Newbury Medal-winning book by Scott O'Dell about a young Indian girl who survives alone on an island.

Karana, the protagonist , is marooned on an island after her tribe is attacked and mostly killed by a competing tribe. Her brother Ramo dies, and she lives alone and becomes self-sufficient. Karana's most powerful hope is that her people will return for her, and her most powerful dream is that she...

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