The Music of Dolphins Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mila is a young female who was found in the Anguila Cays just off Miami. She is not like other children, as she had been raised by dolphins. She was found dirty and naked, and spoke no human language. After she is put in an institution, Mila goes through a range of emotions as she learns to speak and write English, meets another child in the hospital, becomes friends with a female doctor, makes music on a recorder, and is attracted to a teenage boy.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   savage living in civilization Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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