Additional Resources for The Cay by Theodore Taylor

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Carpenter, Humphrey and Mari Prichard, eds. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. Brief biographical entry mentioning The Cay as Taylor's best known book.

Commire, Anne, ed. Something About the Author. Vol. 54. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. Extensive biography along with comments from the author about his use of actual experience in his fiction.

De Montreville, Doris and Elizabeth D. Crawford, eds. Fourth Book of Junior Authors. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978. Autobiographical sketch of Taylor, followed by a limited bibliography and a short discussion of the controversy surrounding The Cay.

Kirkpatrick, D. L., ed. Twentieth Century Children's Writers. New York: St.

Martin's Press, 1983. Brief biographical notes and critical comments, with an extensive listing of Taylor's works for both young readers and adults.

Schwartz, Albert V. "The Cay: Racism Still Rewarded." In The Black American in Books for Children: Readings in Racism. Edited...

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