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by Cynthia Rylant
Cynthia Rylant's Newbery Acceptance Speech.
Cynthia Rylant's Newbery Acceptance Speech. When May died, Ob came back to the trailer, got out of his good suit and into his regular clothes, then went and sat in the Chevy for the rest of the night. Wonder what May would think of us, sitting on the sofa, Cletus squeezed in between, and passing back and forth covers from paperback books, the front panels of cereal boxes (those with the faces), and Life magazine cut to shreds. We’ve looked at newspaper photos of the Kiwanis and those chubby little bears off herbal tea. Dream homes from real estate circulars and cats off 9-Lives.
Missing May is a children's book, the recipient of the 1993 Newbery Medal. It was written by Cynthia Rylant, who has written over 100 children's books such as The Islander. The novel is set in present-day West Virginia
Missing May is a children's book, the recipient of the 1993 Newbery Medal. The novel is set in present-day West Virginia. The protagonist is Summer, an orphaned child who has been passed from one apathetic relative to another.
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant is a winner of the Newbery Medal. This book tenderly takes you through the stages of grief of a young elementary aged child, intended for readers of middle school ages. What I disliked: The ending. He and Ob get along like a house on fire; Summer just wishes she wasn't so jealous about seeing Ob light up when Cletus comes round with his suitcase of pictures, like he's helping to ease Ob's grief when Summer can't seem to do anything. And then Ob gets a visit from May's spirit, and Summer knows what she must do to keep Ob here with the living, where she needs him.
Missing May, Cynthia Rylant Missing May is a children's book, the recipient of the 1993 Newbery Medal. The protagonist is Summer, an orphaned child who has been passed from one apathetic relative to another
Cynthia Rylant Biography. Missing May Book Summary.
Cynthia Rylant Biography. Bookmark this page Manage My Reading List. Rylant wrote Missing May in the first person, revealing the thoughts and feelings of the grieving protagonist, Summer, who goes to live with her Aunt May and Uncle Ob when she is six years old. Summer's mother has died and none of her mother's brothers and sisters in Ohio want to be bothered with her. When she arrives at the run-down trailer in Deep River, West Virginia, that Ob and May call home, Summer discovers a family of her own - and enough love to last her a life time.
Missing May book A Newbery Medal Book & ALA Notable Children's Book. Topics in Missing May. newbery.
A Newbery Medal Book & ALA Notable Children's Book. A Newbery Medal Book & ALA Notable Children's Book. Pages: 112. Book Type: chapter. Publication Date: June 28, 2004.
This wonderful book revolves around a few delightfully named characters: Summer, Uncle Ob, Aunt May and Cletus Underwood. This critically acclaimed winner of the Newbery Medal joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content Ever since May, Summer's aunt and good-as-a-mother for the past six years, died in the garden among her pole beans and carrots, life for Summer and her Uncle Ob has been as bleak as winter.
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Missing May by Cynthia Rylant. This critically acclaimed winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award joins Scholastic's paperback line. When May dies suddenly while gardening, Summer assumes she'll never see her beloved aunt again. But then Summer's Uncle Ob claims that May is on her way back-she has sent a sign from the spirit world. Summer isn't sure she believes in the spirit world, but her quirky classmate Cletus Underwood-who befriends Ob during his time of mourning-does.