Newbery Medal winner Island of the Blue Dolphins is considered one of the greatest children’s books ever written. This story of survival is as haunting and beautiful today as it was when it first appeared in print. And now, just in time to celebrate the book’s fiftieth anniversary, Sandpiper is honored to bring a new paperback edition of this masterpiece to the next generation. With gorgeous packaging and an introduction by Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry, this version will guarantee Karana’s story inspires readers for decades to come.
In light of the latest information and the implications regarding COVID-19, any readings sessions with Michelle that are currently scheduled may resume via telephone or video conference. In person activities may be suspended or rescheduled, updates will be shared in the coming days or weeks, informing regarding those affected of any changes, if applicable.
The phone will continue to be attended and your calls and session requests will be returned as soon as possible. However, please allow us additional time to return any communications due to increased number on inquiries at this time.
Michelle Beltran wishes you, your family and loved ones to remain healthy and optimistic during this uncertain time.