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The cay [electronic resource]. Theodore Taylor.

Taylor, Theodore. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307800145 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Laurel Leaf, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Read Theodore Taylor's classic bestseller and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner The Cay. 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."Mr. Taylor has provided an exciting story...The idea that all humanity would benefit from this special form of color blindness permeates the whole book...The result is a story with a high ethical purpose but no sermon."--New York Times Book...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 6
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
860 Lexile.
5.3 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1947 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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