Scott O'Dell

The Captive (Unabridged)

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The Captive is the first volume of the Seven Serpents Trilogy. Julian Escobar, a young Jesuit seminarian who travels to the New World, is the only human survivor when a hurricane sinks a ship laden with gold. He struggles ashore, where he meets a Mayan girl. She teaches him about Kukulcan, the Feathered Serpent, a fair-skinned Mayan god, who sailed away centuries before.

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The Captive (Unabridged)

My Name Is Not Angelica (Unabridged)

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The planter who buys you will put you to work in his household or in the sugar-cane fields. In the fields, under the hot sun, slaves don't last long, perhaps a year. So show your white teeth, Raisha, smile a lot, and don't say anything unless you're asked. Snatched from her home in Africa, sixteen-year-old Raisha begins her new life on the island of St.

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03:13
My Name Is Not Angelica (Unabridged)

The Cruise of the Arctic Star: A Voyage from San Diego to the Columbia River (Unabridged)

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In The Cruise of the Arctic Star, Scott O'Dell takes a voyage up the length of the California coast in his cedar-hulled offshore cruiser named Arctic Star.

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The Cruise of the Arctic Star: A Voyage from San Diego to the Columbia River (Unabridged)

The Feathered Serpent (Unabridged)

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A young Spanish seminarian, whom the Mayas believe is their powerful god, Kukulcán, witnesses the coming of Cortés and the capture of the magnificent Aztec city, Tenochtitlan.

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The Feathered Serpent (Unabridged)

The Dark Canoe (Unabridged)

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A 16-year-old boy sails from 19th-century Nantucket to a remote California bay with his two older brothers and finds himself in mysterious circumstances involving the death of one brother and the strange obsession of the other.

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The Dark Canoe (Unabridged)

The Amethyst Ring (Unabridged)

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Spanish seminarian Julián Escobar, known to the Mayas as Lord Kukulcán and worshipped as a god, witnesses the fall of the Mayan and Incan civilizations with the coming of Cortés and Pizarro.

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08:01
The Amethyst Ring (Unabridged)

The Road to Damietta (Unabridged)

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Rich in the atmosphere of 13th-century Italy, The Road to Damietta offers through Ricca di Montanaro's eyes a new perspective on the man who became the famous Saint Francis of Assisi, the guileless, joyous man who praised the oneness of nature and sought to bring the world into harmony.

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07:48
The Road to Damietta (Unabridged)

The 290 (Unabridged)

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Jim Lynne is idly playing darts in Liverpool when his brother, Ted, calls him over to a table to ask a question about the ship that he's working on. It seems the ship, enigmatically named the 290, is not the cargo ship that people are saying it is. Whatever its purpose, it is certainly built for speed. But Jim thinks he knows that purpose: it is being built for the Confederate navy.

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The 290 (Unabridged)

The Black Pearl (Unabridged)

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When Ramón Salazar swims into an underwater cave in a deserted lagoon, he discovers the black pearl, the Great Pearl of Heaven. As the son of a pearl merchant, Ramón knows that this is the rarest and most valuable pearl in the world. He quickly scoops it up and brings it home to his father.

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02:21
The Black Pearl (Unabridged)

Sing Down the Moon (Unabridged)

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The Spanish slavers were an ever-present threat to the Navajo way of life.This historical novel is about a young Navajo girl who is kidnapped and enslaved by Spaniards and then rescued by her husband-to-be.

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Sing Down the Moon (Unabridged)

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