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The Cay Activities

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Set during World War II, The Cay tells the story of Phillip, an American from Virginia. While returning home¬†from Curacao, Germans torpedo Phillip’s ship. Phillip¬†and Timothy find their way to a raft. After floating on the ocean for several days, they land on an island. Timothy says they are in the Devil’s Mouth. Coral reefs surround the island. [This doesn’t sound very promising for a rescue.] Phillip must overcome both mental and physical obstacles to survive.

Your students will love this wonderful book by Theodore Taylor. Continue Reading

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