Please read p. 1-47 (Chapters 1-9) of Holes by Louis Sachar. Translate the excerpt on p. 8 of Ch. 1 beginning “He looked out the window at the vast emptiness…” and ending with “was when his father would howl the word “moon”.
On the forum, please respond to the following question for Island of the Blue Dolphins (250 word minimum). Hint: you will need to research information about Scott O’Dell and recall our class discussion about him.
Why might Scott O’Dell have chosen to write this book? What is most meaningful about this book to you?
Optional: Suggestion for further reading Zia, by Scott O’Dell, the sequel to Island of the Blue Dolphins. Zia Tells the story of fourteen-year-old Zia Indian girl who is Karana’s niece. Zia wants to rescue her aunt, left behind on Island of the Blue Dolphins eighteen years before. When Karana is brought to Mission Santa Barbara, she changes Zia’s life. **We will not discuss this book in class, though you are encouraged to communicate with me if you read it!"**