Theodore Taylor dedicated this novel to Martin Luther King, Jr. The book has received about a dozen different literary awards since the time of its publication. Since its publication, the book has remained the part of the course of study at elementary and middle school classrooms. It is not only an action packed fast-paced story, but also a coming-of-age story. The novel is obviously written for the children, but it addresses several serious issues such as race relationships. A young white American boy is the protagonist of the novel. He happens to have learned prejudice from his family back on Curacao. He comes across a black West Indian man and they become friends. Ready Reference Treatise: The Cay Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Size: ||249 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781329593190 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|