The Cay

Product Number: EB00160865
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307800145
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
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For fans of Hatchet and Island of the Blue Dolphins comes Theodore Taylor's classic bestseller and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner, The Cay. Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curacao. 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 storyThe idea that all humanity would benefit from this special form of color blindness permeates the whole bookThe result is a story with a high ethical purpose but no sermon."—New York Times Book Review "A taut tightly compressed story of endurance and revelationAt once barbed and tender, tense and fragile—as Timothy would say, 'outrageous good.'"—Kirkus Reviews * "Fully realized settingartful, unobtrusive use of dialectthe representation of a hauntingly deep love, the poignancy of which is rarely achieved in children's literature."—School Library Journal, Starred "Starkly dramatic, believable and compelling."—Saturday Review "A tense and moving experience in reading."—Publishers Weekly "Eloquently underscores the intrinsic brotherhood of man."—Booklist "This is one of the best survival stories since Robinson Crusoe."—The Washington Star · A New York Times Best Book of the Year · A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year · A Horn Book Honor Book · An American Library Association Notable Book · A Publishers Weekly Children's Book to Remember · A Child Study Association's Pick of Children's Books of the Year · Jane Addams Book Award · Lewis Carroll Shelf Award · Commonwealth Club of California: Literature Award · Southern California Council on Literature for Children and Young People Award · Woodward School Annual Book Award · Friends of the Library Award, University of California at Irvine

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Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Original Publish Date: Sep 28, 2011

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Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Narrator(s): Michael Boatman
Product Number CB518
Released: Mar 26, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9781400099061
eAudio
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Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Narrator(s): Michael Boatman
Product Number Z100011076
Released: Jun 27, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780739345351
Kit
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Narrator(s): Michael Boatman
Product Number 3B379
Released: Jun 08, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428156951
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Class Set
Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Narrator(s): Michael Boatman
Product Number 3L379
Released: Jan 25, 2008
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ISBN: #9781428156968
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Narrator(s): Michael Boatman
Product Number 3C930
Released: May 21, 2008
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ISBN: #9781428156975
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Product Number 43982
Released: Aug 03, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419340178
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Theodore Taylor
Product Number 12012
Released: Jan 12, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: #9780440229124

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