Timothy of the Cay

Paperback | April 1, 2007

byTheodore Taylor

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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 him how to survive. This prequel-sequel tells the rest of their tale in alternating chapters - the compelling story of two very different people who share the courage and tenacity to turn their dreams into reality. Includes a reader's guide.

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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 him how to survive. This prequel-sequel tells the rest of their tale in alternatin...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.52 × 5.09 × 0.47 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

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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 "