Theodore Taylor




Book List
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 30 titles

  • General Fiction

    Jan-2015

    The Arctic is more than ice and snow. As the seasons change and winter turns to spring, birds return, seals leap and splash, and polar bears are born. Childlike, rhythmic text invites us to greet the animals that come with the turn of seasons--Hello,...

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  • General Fiction

    Apr-2010

    Eight gripping stories by award-winning author Theodore Taylor capture the power of the sea and the people drawn to it. From the tale of a teenage girl who fights for her life after a rogue wave traps her in the cabin of the overturned boat, to the s...

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  • Historical

    Nov-2007

    In 1942, America's most crucial mission was to provide arms and supplies to our English and Russian allies. Theodore Taylor, who served in the merchant marines in World War II, tells the tragic tale of a convoy of 33 ships that sailed from Iceland to...

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  • Historical

    Aug-2007

    It is 1946, a year after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and World War II is over. But the U.S. government has decided that further tests of atomic bombs must be conducted. When Bikini Atoll is chosen for the testing site, the inhabitants of ...

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  • Historical

    Apr-2007

    The Cay - 2

    In the novel The Cay, a young white boy and an old black man are stranded on a small sandy cay in the Caribbean Sea following a shipwreck. Eleven-year-old Phillip was blinded by flying debris when a torpedo struck the SS Hato, and old Timothy has tau...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2006

    The year is 1868, and fourteen-year-old Alika and his younger brother, Sulu, are hunting for seals on an ice floe attached to their island in the Arctic. Suddenly the ice starts to shake, and they hear a loud crack--the terrible sound of the floe bre...

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  • Historical

    Jun-2005

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  • Action Adventure

    Aug-2004

    The Outer Banks Trilogy - 3

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  • Suspense

    Jul-2004

    A chilling murder in the wild… When a half-eaten body is found inside a locked jaguar cage, eighteen-year-old Ben Jepson knows it's no prank -- someone is trying to make trouble for the Los Coyotes Big Cat Preserve and its manager, Ben's father. ...

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  • Action Adventure

    May-2004

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  • Historical

    May-2001

    "A date which will live in infamy..." On December 7, 1941, Americans were stunned to learn that Japanese forces had launched an attack on Pearl Harbor. In this engrossing and extensively researched account, Theodore Taylor examines both sides of ...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2001

    Eleven-year-old Evan Bryant¹s life is changed forever when a letter arrives from his grandfather, who has been presumed dead for thirty years. In the dog days of summer, with no school and nothing to do, Evan can hardly wait for the old sailor to ta...

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1994

    To save her home, feisty teenage orphan Susan Carlisle makes a harrowing journey from Iowa to California to sell her sheep to gold miners and falls in love with Clay Carmer, in an adventure set in the 1850s....

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  • Action Adventure

    Jun-1993

    Aboard the oil tanker SS Galveston, American merchant mariner Sully Jordan has joined the dash across the North Atlantic to a besieged Great Britain. Beneath the surface of those same chill waters Kapitanleutnant Horst Kammerer prowls with U-122 -- ...

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  • General Fiction

    1992

    A CHRISTMAS STORY Eleven-year-old Maria Gonzaga didn't know what compelled her to do such a foolish thing. She knew her father would be furious. Yet at that moment, the only thing that mattered was that she was entering her family in the big float c...

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  • Suspense

    Nov-1991

    Chip Clewt, known simply as the weirdo, lives like a hermit in the Powhatan Swamp, a National Wildlife Refuge that is at the center of a heated controversy between local hunters and environmentalists. A hunting ban on the Powhatan is about to expire....

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  • General Fiction

    Aug-1990

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  • General Fiction

    Dec-1989

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1989

    WhenBen's parents go to Africa, they leave the fourteen-year-old in charge of the family's wild animal preserve. Everything seems to be running smoothly until one night when the silence is broken by the sound of peacocks screeching. When Ben leaves t...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-1989

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  • Action Adventure

    Mar-1988

    In a chilling tale of revenge and retribution, a father tracks the man responsible for the sexual abuse and murder of his daughter, a criminal protected by diplomatic immunity, family power and influence, and his own crafty ingenuity...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-1988

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  • Suspense

    1984

    Uninhabited and remote, Sweet Friday Island rises out of the Sea of Cortez, the flattened top of an ancient mountain. Its rugged terrain makes it the perfect place for fifteen-year-old Peg Toland and her adventurous dad to take their favorite kind of...

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  • General Fiction

    1981

    A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND “No one can definitely say when Friar Tuck began to go blind. But the light probably began to fail for big Tuck long before any of us suspected it, and of course, being a dog, he couldn't very well talk about it. It didn't...

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  • General Fiction

    1975

    The Outer Banks Trilogy - 2

    When the English girl Ben saved from a shipwreck recovers her memory and speech and reveals to him that two chests full of silver went down with the ship, Ben and his friends try to recover them without arousing suspicions....

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  • General Fiction

    1974

    The Outer Banks Trilogy - 1

    Ben O'Neal finds a girl shipwrecked on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He names her Teetoncey, which means small, and brings her home....

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1973

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  • General Fiction

    Jun-1971

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1969

    The Cay - 1

    SHIPWRECKED! All his life Phillip had looked down upon black-skinned people. Now, suddenly, he was a refugee from a fatal shipwreck, and dependent on an extraordinary West Indian named Timothy. There were just the two of them cast up on the barren...

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