The 50th Anniversary Edition

Island of the Blue Dolphins 50th Anniversary, 2010

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The 50th Anniversary of Scott O'Dell's Island of the Blue Dolphins was celebrated throughout 2010.  In the 50th anniversary edition of Scott's book, you'll find a new introduction by Newbery Medalist, Lois Lowry, and new cover art. Previous U.S. covers include: 

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The Movie - 1960

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After the book was published in 1960, the Island of the Blue Dolphins movie was produced in 1964 and directed by James B. Clark. 

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Promotional movie posters were distributed. In addition to the posters, special stills were also released. 

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There were photos of Karana and Rontu, Captain Orlov and others.   

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