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Missing May (Yearling Newbery)

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Published by Yearling .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7521175M
ISBN 100440408652
ISBN 109780440408659

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Missing May Extension Activity 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 backâ she has sent a sign from the spirit world. Missing May is no exception: the whole story revolves around orphaned twelve-year-old Summer coming to terms with the loss of the only mother figure she's ever known, her Aunt May. Published in and the recipient of the Newbery Medal (a very prestigious children's book award), Missing May tackles the tough topic of grief and the different ways in which people deal with it. Missing May When the story opens, twelve-year-old Summer's guardian Aunt May has died and she and Uncle Ob are trying to deal with the loss. It's not easy for their little family unit to be split up like that, and Uncle Ob's having an especially hard time coping. Missing May Book Summary 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 .

Description of the book "Missing May": 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. Missing May Summary and Analysis Buy From Amazon. FreeBookNotes found 7 sites with book summaries or analysis of Missing May. If there is a Missing May SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. MISSING MAY Cynthia Rylant WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL CHAPTER ONE 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. That old car had been parked out by the doghouse for as long as IFile Size: KB. Missing May - Cynthia Rylant - Google Books. 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.4/5(35).

Missing May is a children's novel written by Cynthia Rylant and published in It follows the life of a twelve-year-old orphan girl-Summer-as she deals with the death of her Aunt May, who-along with her Uncle Ob-has been her caretaker since age six. While the story does explore Summer's. Free Missing May study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more!   Cynthia Rylant has written more than books, including Dog Heaven, Cat Heaven, and the Newbery Medal-winning novel Missing May. She lives with her pets in Oregon/5(50). "Missing May" is the story of a twelve-year-old girl, Summer, and her Uncle Ob struggling to come to terms with their grief after Aunt May dies unexpectedly. At the opening of the novel, Aunt May has just passed away. Ob is having a very difficult time accepting the news and spends his first night alone in his old Chevy pick-up.