2 edition of Missing May found in the catalog.
by Listening Library
Written in English
|Contributions||Frances McDormand (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||89|
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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. They loved each other with a deep and abiding love, wholeheartedly including Summer. Now, six years later, May has died. In a poetic, ruminative narrative, Summer recounts Ob's mounting depression, his growing conviction that May is still present, and their expedition to find "Miriam B. Conklin: Small Medium at Large.".
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But `Missing May' caught my eye when I perused an old list of Newberry winners, and I am so glad I went hunting for a copy to purchase online because in just pages, Rylant has written a heartbreakingly beautiful book that is exquisite for its honesty and simplicity.
`Missing May' is a book about grief/5(76). Missing May, Cynthia Rylant Missing May is a children's book, the recipient of the Newbery Medal. It was written by Cynthia Rylant, who has written over children's books such as The Islander.
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 /5. 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. But `Missing May' caught my eye when I perused an old list of Newberry winners, and I am so glad I went hunting for a copy to purchase online because in just pages, Rylant has written a heartbreakingly beautiful book that is exquisite for its honesty and simplicity.
`Missing May' is a book about grief/5(72). 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 Missing May book 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. Missing May Summary. 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.
Sometimes Summer's weird classmate Cletus comes over and keeps Uncle Ob. Check out this great listen on Summer has lived with Aunt May and Uncle Ob since she was six years old. Now, six years later, Aunt May has died.
Summer, who misses May with all her might, is afraid something will happen to Ob. Most. Missing May A Richard Jackson book A Yearling book MSU Children's & YA Literature Collection Newbery medal book: Author: Cynthia Rylant: Publisher: Orchard Books, ISBN:Length: 89 pages: Subjects4/5(35).
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 File Size: KB. They need May in whatever form they can have her -- a message, a whisper, a sign that will tell them what to do next. When that sign comes, Summer with discover that she and Ob can keep missing May but still go on with their lives.
A beloved classic about grief, gardens, and the enduring love of family/5(50). Missing May. Paperback Book Add to Cart.
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Missing May Characters. Summer. Uncle Ob is a good man, but when we meet him in the book he's kind of a downer. May, the love of Cletus Underwood.
When Summer first encounters Cletus Underwood, she's convinced that he's bad news: I'd been Aunt May. When we say that Aunt May is an angel, we don't mean that she became one when she. 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.
Missing May is full of sadness and loss. In addition to describing May’s death, the book relates how May lost her own parents when she was little and how Summer was passed from relative to relative after her mother died. Even meeting Cletus’s parents saddens Summer.
She sees how old and unhealthy they are and fears that they, too, will die File Size: KB. Missing May has 1 reviews and 2 ratings. Reviewer inmemoryofcpr wrote: Ever since Summer's Aunt May died, her Uncle Ob has fallen into a state of sadness and while they wait for a sign from Aunt May, Summer realizes that they must continue without her.
I would recommend it for ages 9+ This book wasn't bad, some part 4/5(2). Summer. Summer is the protagonist, or main character, of the novel. Because Rylant has written Missing May in the first person, Summer tells the story from her perspective as she experiences and understands spent the first six years of her life in Ohio.
May said, "I'd not ever seen an owl in all my days, and when I hadn't had you but a few weeks there that one passed through my life." (p. 86) When Summer sees another owl fly off into the night as they return from the trip to Putnam County, it represents May to her and she is finally able to really cry for missing May.
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.
Missing May is a wondrous tale of grief and recovery. The author deserves all the recognition she received for this book. I am amazed that, even though it is written for young readers, just how much it appeals to adults.5/5(5).
Get this from a library! Missing May. [Cynthia Rylant] -- After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living.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" 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.