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Taylor, Theodore 1921-2006

Overview
Works: 140 works in 787 publications in 13 languages and 38,241 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Picture books  Young adult works  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.T2186, FIC
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The cay by Theodore Taylor( Book )

170 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 6,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the freighter on which they are traveling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black man are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage, and love from his old companion
Timothy of the cay by Theodore Taylor( Book )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having survived being blinded and shipwrecked on a tiny Caribbean island with the old Black man Timothy, twelve-year-old white boy Phillip is rescued and hopes to regain his sight with an operation. Alternate chapters follow the life of Timothy from his days as a young cabin boy
The trouble with Tuck by Theodore Taylor( Book )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 2,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl trains her blind dog to follow and trust a seeing-eye companion dog
The bomb by Theodore Taylor( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, when the Americans liberate the Bikini Atoll from the Japanese, fourteen-year-old Sorry Rinamu does not realize that the next year he will lead a desperate effort to save his island home from a much more deadly threat
The weirdo by Theodore Taylor( Book )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Chip Clewt fights to save the black bears in the Powhatan, a National Wildlife Refuge
The cay by Theodore Taylor( Recording )

48 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the freighter on which they are traveling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, an adolescent white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old black man are stranded on a tiny Caribbean island where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage, and love from his old companion
Air raid--Pearl Harbor! The story of December 7, 1941 by Theodore Taylor( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines from both the American and Japanese points of view the political and military events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor
Sniper by Theodore Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Ben must cope alone when a mysterious sniper begins shooting the big cats in his family's private zoological preserve. A killer stalks the nNight. The canyon is dark. Pitch dark. It is quiet. Deathly quiet, except for the howl of distanct coyotes and the occasional roar of one of the big cats. Fifteen-year-old Ben has been left in charge of the family's California wild animal preserve while his parents are in Africa. Suddenly the silence of the night is broken by screaming peacocks. Someone is out there. Someone with a score to settle. And tonight is only the beginning
Ice drift by Theodore Taylor( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Inuit brothers must fend for themselves while stranded on an ice floe that is adrift in the Greenland Strait. 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 breaking free from land. The boys watch with horror as the dark expanse of water between the ice and the shore rapidly widens, and they start drifting south--away from their home, their family, and everything they've ever known. Throughout their six-month-long journey down the Greenland Strait, the brothers face bitter cold, starvation, and most frightening of all, vicious polar bears. But they still remain hopeful that one day they'll be rescued. This thrilling new adventure story from bestselling author Theodore Taylor is a moving testament to the bond between brothers--and to the strength of the human spirit. Includes a map, a glossary of Inuit words and phrases, and an author's note
Teetoncey by Theodore Taylor( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first novel of a trilogy, eleven-year-old Ben rescues an English girl from a shipwreck off the Outer Banks of North Carolina; and, though she becomes part of his family, she never speaks
Tuck triumphant by Theodore Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Helen, her blind dog Friar Tuck, and her family face some dramatic challenges when they discover that the Korean boy they have adopted is deaf. Sequel to "The Trouble with Tuck."
The Maldonado miracle by Theodore Taylor( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old Mexican crosses the border illegally to join his father in California
Battle in the arctic seas : the story of convoy PQ 17 by Theodore Taylor( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the disastrous voyage from Iceland to Russia of the supply-laden allied convoy PQ 17 during the summer of 1942
A sailor returns by Theodore Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evan, an eleven-year-old boy in 1914 whose strict father has little time for him, is delighted when his long-lost grandfather returns, relates his many sea adventures, and hobbles around like Evan who has a club foot
Walking up a rainbow : being the true version of the long and hazardous journey of Susan D. Carlisle, Mrs. Myrtle Dessery, Drover Bert Pettit, and cowboy Clay Carmer and others by Theodore Taylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1852, a fourteen-year-old orphan and her elderly guardian, accompanied by a tough drover and his crew, take several thousand sheep from Iowa to California, returning by ship through the Panama Canal, to raise money to save the girl's home from a villainous debt collector
Teetoncey and Ben O'Neal by Theodore Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The hostage by Theodore Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Jamie has second thoughts about harboring a killer whale that his father and he captured off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia and plan to sell to a sea amusement park
Lord of the Kill by Theodore Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his parents in India, sixteen-year-old Ben Jepson is in charge of Los Coyotes Preserve, a refuge for big cats near Los Angeles, when two powerful groups try to shut it down by intimidation, murder, and kidnapping the largest tiger in captivity
Hello, Arctic! by Theodore Taylor( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greets the birds and animals of the tundra as they experience the change of seasons in their frozen northern land
Maria, a Christmas story by Theodore Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Maria and her family are the first Mexican Americans to enter a float in the annual Christmas parade in San Lazaro, California
 
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The cay
Alternative Names
Lang, T. T.

Lang, T. T., 1921-

Lang, T. T. 1921-2006

Taylor, Theodore

Taylor, Theodore Langhans 1921-2006

Tejlor, Teodor 1921-2006

Theodore Taylor Amerikaans schrijver (1921-2006)

Theodore Taylor auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Theodore Taylor escriptor de literatura infantil estatunidenc

Theodore Taylor escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

Теодор Тейлор

تئودور تیلور

테일러, 시어도어 1922-2006

セオドア・テイラー

テイラー, セオドア

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Timothy of the cayThe trouble with TuckThe bombThe weirdoThe cayAir raid--Pearl Harbor! The story of December 7, 1941SniperIce drift