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Taylor, Theodore 1921-2006

Overview
Works: 140 works in 740 publications in 14 languages and 38,430 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Picture books  Drama  Sea fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.T2186, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Theodore Taylor
Publications by Theodore Taylor
Publications by Theodore Taylor, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Theodore Taylor
The cay by Theodore Taylor( Book )
160 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 5,776 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
The trouble with Tuck by Theodore Taylor( Book )
39 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
A young girl trains her blind dog to follow and trust a seeing-eye companion dog
The bomb by Theodore Taylor( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,612 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 cay by Theodore Taylor( Sound Recording )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,501 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
The weirdo by Theodore Taylor( Book )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Chip Clewt fights to save the black bears in the Powhatan Swamp, a National Wildlife Refuge, in North Carolina
Sniper by Theodore Taylor( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,247 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
Ice drift by Theodore Taylor( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
Two Inuit brothers must fend for themselves while stranded on an ice floe that is adrift in the Greenland Strait
Tuck triumphant by Theodore Taylor( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 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
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 821 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 )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 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
The Maldonado miracle by Theodore Taylor( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old Mexican crosses the border illegally to join his father in California
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 )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 764 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 by Theodore Taylor( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 739 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
The hostage by Theodore Taylor( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 718 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
The odyssey of Ben O'Neal : a sequel to Teetoncey and Ben O'Neal and the third novel of a Cape Hatteras trilogy by the author of The Cay by Theodore Taylor( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of Ben and Teetoncey as they take to the sea--he, to find his brother, and she to escape a forced return to England
Lord of the Kill by Theodore Taylor( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 698 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 691 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 656 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
The maldonado miracle ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
This inspirational movie by first-time director Salma Hayek, tells the story of a spiritually and financially bankrupt town in need of hope, until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in
A Talk with Theodore Taylor ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Theodore Taylor talks about his career as a writer and about the various careers he has had
 
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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
Languages
English (370)
Spanish (10)
Italian (7)
Dutch (6)
Chinese (5)
Japanese (5)
French (4)
Hungarian (3)
Swedish (2)
Catalan (2)
German (1)
Albanian (1)
Sinhalese (1)
Thai (1)
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