The Cay (Mass Market Paperback)

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Description


Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curaçao. War has always been a game to him, and he’s eager to glimpse it firsthand–until the freighter he and his mother are traveling to the United States on is torpedoed.

When Phillip comes to, he is on a small raft in the middle of the sea. Besides Stew Cat, his only companion is an old West Indian, Timothy. Phillip remembers his mother’s warning about black people: “They are different, and they live differently.”

But by the time the castaways arrive on a small island, Phillip’s head injury has made him blind and dependent on Timothy.

About the Author


\Theodore Taylor has written several award-winning books. The Cay won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and was also made into a movie.

Praise for The Cay…


“A tense and moving experience in reading.” - Publishers Weekly

Product Details ISBN-10: 044022912X
ISBN-13: 9780440229124
Published: Laurel Leaf, 04/08/2003
Pages: 144
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 10
Maximum Age: 14
Minimum Grade Level: 5th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 9th Grade


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