The Question and Answer section for Island of the Blue Dolphins is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Chief Chowig reassures Karana that many otters have simply hidden on other parts of the island until the hunters leave. He adds that the Aleuts will pay for their access to the island by providing the tribe with supplies it desperately needs.
Karana is lonely and frightened living on the island alone, but she rises to the challenge and does everything she can to insure her survival and keep herself safe. She also fears the return of the Aleuts, keeping a canoe handy to escape if...
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