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Missing May
Missing May
Author: Cynthia Rylant
Ever since six-year-old Summer became an orphan, she was passed from relative to relative. Finally she ends up in the care of Uncle Ob and Aunt May. These two older adults don't have much to give Summer except endless love. But the loving family is not to stay together for long, for Aunt May dies. Ob is torn apart with grief and doesn't think he...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439523592
ISBN-10: 0439523591
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 96
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  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Yearling
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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When she died and all her brothers and sisters passed me from house to house, nobody ever wanting to take care of me for long, I still had that lesson in love deep inside me and I didn't grow mean or hateful when nobody cared enough to make me their own little girl. Then Uncle Ob and Aunt May from West Virginia visited, and they knew an angel when they saw her and they took me on home.
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RL 5.8, ages 10 and up. Winner of the 1993 Newbery Award.
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This is a great book. It takes place in Deep Water, West Virginia. (Yes, Deep Water is the name of a real town!) I remember reading it in school. It really is a great story.
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This won the 1994 Newberry Award. It's an excellent story, and very heartwarming.
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