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The Music of Dolphins (Apple Signature Edition)

by Karen Hesse

  • 228 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7587246M
ISBN 10061306836X
ISBN 109780613068369

The Music of Dolphins (Book): Hesse, Karen: After rescuing an adolescent girl from the sea, researchers learn she has been raised by dolphins and attempt to rehabilitate her to the human world. At the age of four, Mila fell from a refugee craft and was lost in the ocean between Cuba and Florida. Until her rescue eight years later, she lived as a wild child of the sea. "The Music of Dolphins" has been a fairly popular book with 5th and 6th grade girls in our elementary school library, so I decided to listen to the audio-book on cassette read by the actress Michele McHall. Just as Karen Hesse starts the book with large print and simple language, McHall reads the first part of the book in a slow, halting and /5(80).

When I was with the dolphins, I did not always feel good in my body. But there was not this feeling. When I first came, I was so close to Shay. Together we were different from the others. We were a pod of two. But now Shay is left behind. The music of Shay is no music at all, and yet it is Shay’s music. The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse. A highly original first-person narrative uses prose style and type design to reflects read more. A highly original first-person narrative uses prose style and type design to reflects a girl's growing understanding and mastery of human language as she describes her experiences among the scientific researchers charged with studying and helping her after.

I made a song for the recorder. It is a song that swam over and over in my head all these days my hands were in bandages. It is made from the notes I know. I put the notes together to make music like dolphins doing slow swimming, brushing the waves, little jumps, little dives, swimming dolphin music. “Listen,” I . The Music of Dolphins is a book by author Karen Hesse. It is about a feral child named Mila, who has been raised by dolphins since she survived a plane crash at the age of 4. Now a teenager, Mila is captured by a government surveillance plane and brought to a research center for study.


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A wonderful book that isn't exactly typical, Music of the Dolphins explores what it is to be human- and what it is to be alive, two concepts which seem rather at odds with each other.

Uniquely, the writing style of the book changes throughout, becoming more coherent as Mira learns English and more 'broken' as she becomes more by: 6.

The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse My review of this book. What to say. Loved it, loved it. loved it. It is beautiful, mystical, playful and way I imagine being kissed by a Dolphin must feel. So this book is an ode to Dolphins and to the sea. If you are reading this a/5. A wonderful book that isn't exactly typical, Music of the Dolphins explores what it is to be human- and what it is to be alive, two concepts which seem rather at odds with each other.

Uniquely, the writing style of the book changes throughout, becoming more coherent as Mira learns English and more 'broken' as she becomes more distraught/5(). With her recorder, Mila finds she can even make music like the dolphin songs she The Music of Dolphins book remembers.

But the more Mila discovers about what it means to be human — the locked doors, the rules, the betrayals — the more she longs for her watery home and gentle dolphin an emotionally wracking conclusion, she returns to.

Eager to please, she makes rapid progress in language and social skills. With her recorder, Mila finds she can even make music like the dolphin songs she yearningly remembers. But the more Mila discovers about what it means to be human--the locked doors, the rules, the betrayals--the more she longs for her watery home and gentle dolphin : A stunning novel about a 'wild girl' who is discovered swimming with the dolphins, and the story of people's attempts to make her truly human.

Mila creates headlines around the world when she is rescued from an unpopulated island off the coast of Florida. Now a teenager, she has been raised by dolphins from the age of four. Researchers teach Mila language and music.4/5(24). THE MUSIC OF DOLPHINS “As moving as a sonnet, as eloquently structured as a bell curve, this book poignantly explores the most profound of themes — what it means to be human.

A frequently dazzling novel.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review4/5(32). Free download or read online The Music of Dolphins pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in February 1stand was written by Karen Hesse. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this young adult, fiction story are,/5. Karen Hesse’s The Music of Dolphins, published intells the story of Mila, a feral child raised by dolphins and rehabilitated by humans.

Told in first-person narration from Mila’s point Cited by: 6. A girl raised by dolphins must choose between two worlds in this critically acclaimed novel about what it means to be a human being. They call her Mila, from the Spanish word for "miracle." Lost after a plane crash when she was small, Mila has been cared forever since by dolphins.

When she is eventually spotted on an unpopulated island off Cuba, she is an adolescent and seems hardly human to /5. Books similar to The Music of Dolphins The Music of Dolphins. by Karen Hesse. avg. rating Ratings. They call her Mila, from the Spanish word for "miracle." Lost after a plane crash when she was small, Mila has been cared for ever since by dolphins.

When she. A girl raised by dolphins must choose between two worlds in this critically acclaimed novel about what it means to be a human being.

They call her Mila, from the Spanish word for "miracle." Lost after a plane crash when she was small, Mila has been cared for by dolphins. When she is eventually spotted on an unpopulated island off Cuba, she is an adolescent and seems hardly human to her.

Karen S. Hesse is an American author of children’s literature and literature for young adults, often with historical settings.

Her books include Aleutian Sparrow, The Music of Dolphins, Stowaway, Witness, and Out of the Dust, for which she won the More about Karen Hesse. The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse,Scholastic Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 6. A girl raised by dolphins must choose between two worlds in this critically acclaimed novel about what it means to be a human being.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY FEB 2, "As moving as a sonnet, as eloquently structured as a bell curve," said PW in a starred review of this first-person novel by the Newbery Medalist about a girl who is raised by /5(15). In the book "Music of Dolphins" Mila, a 13 year old girl is trapped in the human world after spending the last thirteen years of her life living with dolphins.

In the human world, scientists study her and try to force her to teach them dolphin by: 6. The Music of Dolphins Book Summary and Study Guide. Karen Hesse Booklist Karen Hesse Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Music of Dolphins; 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. The Land of Stories, Book 3 By: Chris Colfer Narrated by: Chris Colfer What listeners say about The Music of Dolphins. Average Customer Ratings. Overall. out of 5 stars out of 5 Stars 12 4 Stars 9 3 Stars 6 2 Stars 1 1 Stars 6 Performance.

4 out of 5. The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse,Scholastic edition. The Music of Dolphins has 8 reviews and 4 ratings. Reviewer Dash wrote: This book is amazing I am 13 years old and to me this book show the world from a different perspective4/5(4).

Karen Hesse, Author Hyperion Books for Children $ (p) ISBN The Music of Dolphins is the story of Mila, a child who is found near Cuba after being saved and raised by a pod of dolphins. This book is written at a grade reading level. “At adolescence, the girl is "rescued" by the Coast Guard and turned over to a scientist who has a government grant to st.

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