Scott O’Dell

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Birth Name: Scott O’Dell

Occupation: Children’s Author

Place Of Birth: Los Angeles

Date Of Birth: May 23, 1898

Date Of Death: October 16, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Scott O’Dell was born on the 23rd of May, 1898. He was popular for being a Children’s Author. Author of children’s literature and historical fiction whose best known works include Island of the Blue Dolphins and The Black Pearl. The former book won the 1960 Newbery Medal, and its German translation won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis jsut three years later.

Scott O’Dell was born in Los Angeles. He studied at Occidental College, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Stanford University, and the University of Rome-La Sapienza before serving in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. His birth name is O’dell Gabriel Scott, but he rearranged it for publishing his children’s books.

Scott O’Dell was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Scott O’Dell was born in 1890s.

Scott O’Dell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Scott O’Dell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Scott O’Dell’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Scott O’Dell was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Scott O’Dell was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Scott O’Dell was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Scott O’Dell had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Scott O’Dell’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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