Author: Andrew Clausen
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: Middle School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Author: Scott O'Dell
Newbery Award Winner (1961)
This is the remarkable story of an American Indian girl, Karana, who jumped ship during the evacuation of an island off the coast of California to care for her brother who had been abandoned on the island. This beautifully written novel is about how Karana cared for herself and found contentment in her solitary life after her brother dies.