Overdue Episode 186: Island of the Blue Dolphins

July 4, 2016

Andrew Cunningham Craig Getting

Scott O’Dell began writing Island of the Blue Dolphins because of “anger, anger at the hunters who […] slaughter everything that creeps or walks or flies.” The Newberry Award-winning story that resulted is a compelling account of the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island and a powerful story of perseverance.

In between dishing on animal companions, we find time to talk about email etiquette, dog-focused action sequences, and why Overdue is the #1 Podcast for Teens.