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The Cayby Theodore Taylor
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Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curaçao. War has always been a game to him, and hes 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 mothers warning about black people: “They are different, and they live differently.”
But by the time the castaways arrive on a small island, Phillips head injury has made him blind and dependent on Timothy.
In this story set during World War II, two survivors from a torpedoed American freighter have much to learn from each other when the Germans invade the small island of Curacao.
Now available in a paperback edition comes the award-winning story of two castaways who have much to learn from each other when the Germans invade the small island of Curacao during World War II. A "New York Times" Best Book of the Year.
About the Author
\Theodore Taylor has written several award-winning books. The Cay won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and was also made into a movie.
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