Venus Among the Fishes by Scott O'Dell

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When killer whales invade Glacier Strait, Coral's herd is in deadly danger. Reluctantly, Coral's father and mother send her in search of safer waters. The journey is not easy, and Coral confronts hungry sharks, menacing killer whales, and hazardous fishing nets. Inevitably, she encounters the greatest danger of all -- humans.
 

About Scott O'Dell

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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.
 
Published April 24, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin. 143 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Given an unfinished story about dolphins by the late author of Island of the Blue Dolphins as completed by that author's widow, the temptation to publish must have been strong-but it should have been resisted.

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This story about dolphins was begun by the late author of Island of the Blue Dolphins and completed by his widow, but ""unchecked anthropomorphism"" and ""sentimental incidents"" sink the enterprise, said PW.

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