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O'Dell, Gabriel Scott

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1989 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

1898 – Born on the 23rd of May Los Angeles, California.

1960 – He was most famously the author of the children’s novel "Island of the Blue Dolphins".

1919 – He attended multiple colleges, including Occidental College.

1925 – He served in the Air Force, before becoming a full time writer he worked in Hollywood as a cameraman and technical director.

1934 – He published his first novel "Woman of Spain".

1972 – He received the Hans Christian Andersen Award for lifetime achievement.

1976 – He received the University of Southern Mississippi Silver Medallion.

1981 – He established the Scott O’Dell Historical Fiction Award.

1989 – He died on the 16th of October.