Black Pearl

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Random House Children's Books, Mar 1, 1996
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User Review  - bell7 - LibraryThing

At the age of sixteen, Ramon Salazar is ready to enter into the pearl business. His father starts him off learning the books and weighing the pearls, but what Ramon really wants to do is dive. He ... Read full review

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I liked this book for three main reasons. First, I really liked how O’Dell once again ensured the main character of the book was well developed. The reader could really see how young Ramon Salazar ... Read full review


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Scott O'Dell (1898-1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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