Timothy of the Cay by Theodore TaylorTimothy of the Cay by Theodore Taylor

Timothy of the Cay

byTheodore Taylor

Paperback | April 1, 2007

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In the novel The Cay, a young white boy and an old black man are stranded on a small sandy cay in the Caribbean Sea following a shipwreck. Eleven-year-old Phillip was blinded by flying debris when a torpedo struck the SS Hato, and old Timothy has taught&nbsphim how to survive. This prequel-sequel tells the rest of their&nbsptale in alternating chapters - the compelling story of two very different people who share the courage and tenacity to&nbspturn their dreams&nbspinto reality. Includes a reader's guide.
THEODORE TAYLOR (1921-2006), an award-winning author of many books for young people, was particularly known for fast-paced, exciting adventure novels. His books include the bestseller The Cay, Timothy of the Cay, The Bomb, Air Raid - Pearl Harbor!, Ice Drift, The Maldonado Miracle, and The Weirdo, an Edgar Award winner for Best Young ...
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Title:Timothy of the CayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.43 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:015206320X

ISBN - 13:9780152063207

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice companion This is a nice accompaniment to the Cay.. must read
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timothy Of The Cay It's really good, I cried in the first one, yep there's a companion to it, The Cay. Read The Cay first though!!!
Date published: 2008-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's the best of the best! I actually cried in the first one, yup, there's a companion to it: The Cay, you should read The Cay first, it was so sad. You should really try to get it at the public library, or at the school library.
Date published: 2008-10-17

Editorial Reviews

Timothy's chapters sketch a murky sea of racial prejudice; readers will ache with him at his losses. Phillip's chapters, in a terse first person, depict the narrowness of his mother's world with a clarity heightened by Phillip's blindness. A journey well worth taking." - Kirkus Reviews "Superb." - The Bulletin "