|Plot Summary of Zia|
In this sequel to Island of the Blue Dolphins, Zia is the young niece of Karana, the American Indian woman who was stranded on an island for 18 years. Zia and her younger brother Mando are orphans living in a California missionary. They are convinced that Karana is still alive on the island. They decide to rescue her by canoeing out to the island, a dangerous journey that will take several days. Can they survive the adventure, and will they find their lost aunt Karana?
This synopsis report prepared by Sarah Bastin
|Chapter Analysis of Zia|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- 19th century
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Age 7-10
Exploring into the wild
kind of story
- struggle to reach landmark
- a kid
- American Indian
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- sail boat
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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