Bookreport The Book “The Island of the Blue Dolphins“ written by Scott O’Dell tells the story about the 12 years old Won-a-pa-lei (the girl with the long black hair) but her secret name was Karana. She lives in a village called Ghalas-at near the Californian coast and her father Chowing is the chief of her tribe. She also has a 6 years old brother called Ramo and a 14 years old sister called Ulape.