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Missing May
Missing May
Author: Cynthia Rylant
Since Summer was six years old she lived with dear Aunt May and Uncle Ob. Now six years later, Aunt May has died. Summer, who misses May with all her might, is afraid something will happen to Ob. Most days Ob seems like he doesn't want to go on. — But then Ob feels May's spirit around him and wants to contact her. Cletus Underwood, a strange ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440821311
ISBN-10: 0440821312
Pages: 89
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3.9 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Yearling Book
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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Since Summer was six years old she lived with dear Aunt May and Uncle Ob. Now, six years later, Aunt May has died. Summer, who misses May with all her might, is afraid something will happen to Ob. Most days Ob seems like he doesn't want to go on.

But then Ob feels Mays's spirit around him and he wants to contact her. Cletus Underwood, a strange boy from school, reads about someone who could help him do that. Summer wants to hear from May too.

Ob and Summer don't know what to expect when they set off on their search for some sign from May. They only know they need something to ease their sorrow and give them strength to go on living--always knowing they will never stop missing May.
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A wonderful book by a wonderful author!

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