TIMOTHY OF THE CAY
New York : Harcourt Brace,
IL 5-8 RL 6.1
story serves as both a prequel and sequel to Taylor's book THE CAY. In
the first book, Philip Enright is shipwrecked but saved by Timothy, an
elderly African American sea captain. Timothy is killed at the end of the
first book. This book picks up five months later. Philip is alone and blind.
He is rescued and reunited with his parents. They take him to New York
where he has a decision to make. Should he undergo risky surgery which
might restore his sight? Throughout the book, you learn details of Philip's
life before his unfortunate sea voyage.
Caribbean Area -- Fiction
Shipwrecks -- Fiction
Survival -- Fiction
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