Reread: Island of the Blue Dolphins Author: Scott O’Dell First published: 1960 The tale of Karana, who is abandoned on an island for 18 years, is based on the true story of Juana Maria, also known as “The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island.
The Swiss Family Robinson (Puffin Classics): Johann D.
The Explorer / Katherine Rundell. As the plane crashes into the canopy of the Amazon Rainforest, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them …