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The Cay Shipwrecked On A Tiny Caribbean Island, Philip Must Overcome His Prejudice Towards Timothy, The Old Black Sailor Who Becomes The Key To His Survival This Is One Of The Best Survival Stories Since Robinson Crusoe The Washington Star An ALA Notable Children S Book, Jane Addams Children S Book Award, Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, Commonwealth Club Of California Literature Award, Southern California Council On Literature For Children And Young People Award, A Child Study Children S Book Committee Children S Book Of The Year.

10 thoughts on “The Cay

  1. says:

    This was our Grade 6 novel and it was the first book that had me in tears Young Phillip was on a freighter, which was blown up Blinded, he only has a cat and an elderly Black West Indian, Timothy, with him on the small raft of survivors Phillip, as per the era, has been warned about the vast differences between Whites and Blacks Yet when they arrive on the island, it is the West Indian who shows courage, grit and warmth to help them survive for the time being.I won t spoil it, but ...

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    If you re into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Childhood Reading The Cay by Theodore TaylorOriginal Review, 1981 02 15 I have some sympathy with some people in the sense that it is disappointing to re read a cherished childhood book and hav...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Cay is a book about a boy named Phillip Enright living in the time of a world war II 1942 When German U boats surround the island of Curacao, his mother who is frightened wants to go back to the Netherlands and take her son with her Her husband who has to work was not able to leave, Phillips mother complained and eventually won the argument Phillip and his mother say goodbye to Phillips father and they sa...

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    D Ette had to read this book for school and she loved it She asked me if I would also read it.It s a children s book, so it doesn t take long to read I read the whole thing in about two hours.It s easy to see why the book won literary awards and was made into a movie It s a great story, told from the point of view of 12 year old Philip, who gets lost at sea with a black man after the boat he is traveling in with his mother is attacked by Germans Philip loses his sight and is forced to learn D Ette had to read this book for school and she loved it She asked me if I would also read it.It s a children s book, so it doesn t take long to read I read the whole thing in about two hours.It s easy...

  5. says:

    This is the best book eva It is so sweet I cried my eyes out at the end though

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    I read this book with my students when I was a 5th grade teacher in Virginia four times However, I don t remember enjoying the book as much then as I did this year A 12 year old boy, Phillip, and an old black sailor, Timothy, are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island after their boat is attacked by the Germans near Curacao during World War II Phillip has been blinded as a result of the shipwreck and must rely on Timothy to help him survive on the island.Theodore Taylor effectively illustrate I read this book with my students when I was a 5th grade teacher in Virginia four times However, I don t remember enjoying the book as much then as I did this year A 12 year old boy, Phillip, and an old black sailor, Timothy, are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island after their boat is attacked by the Germans near Curacao during World War II Phillip has been blinded as a result of the shipwreck and must rely on Timothy to help him survive on the island.Theodore Taylor effectively illustrates the mature theme of race relationships during a tenuous time in history through Phillip and Timothy s unusual relationship in this book Phillip is less than excited about relying on an old black man for food and shelter but slowly comes to ...

  7. says:

    It was good but in some parts it was sad

  8. says:

    This book isamazing It makes you think of so many things It makes you realize what truly is wrong with the world, and how messed up it was before.

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    3.5 I LOVED reading this It had so much depth for a young adult to read I also learned how this island was Nazi targeted It makes me realize how much I don t know or how much they try to hide about history Soon we will all forget there were any world wars at all Set in WWII in the Dutch Island of El Curacao, the American 11yr old originally from Virginia, Phillip tells us what is going on in his world Ultimately, his mom decides to go back to the states for fear of being bombed but th 3.5 I LOVED reading this It had so much depth for a young adult to read I also learned how this island was Nazi targeted It makes me realize how much I don t know or...

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    Full review here on The Bent Bookworm I wasn t at all sure what to expect going into this I d never heard of the book or the author despite it apparently being a children s classic , but Gary Paulsen didn t we all read Hatchet wrote the introduction so I thought it surely couldn t be too bad I was super skeptical though, on reading the blurb I mean, it s clearly meant to be a demonstration of how we are all PEOPLE above whatever color our skin is, but I was concerned that a book w Full review here on The Bent Bookworm I w...

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