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Theodore Taylor (1) (1921–2006)

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Sobre l'autor

Author Theodore Taylor was born in Statesville, North Carolina on June 23, 1921. At the age of seventeen, he became a copyboy at the Washington, D. C. Daily News and was writing radio network sports for NBC in New York two years later. During World War II, he joined the merchant marines and earned mostra'n més a commission as an ensign in the U. S. Navy. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War. In 1955, he became a press agent for Paramount Pictures and later became a story editor and an associate producer. He has written over fifty fiction and non-fiction books for young adults and adults. He has received numerous awards for his works including the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for The Cay, the 1992 Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery for The Weirdo, and the 1996 Scott O'Dell Award for historical fiction for The Bomb. He died on October 26, 2006. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Theodore Taylor

The Cay (1969) 4,426 exemplars
Timothy of the Cay (1993) 902 exemplars
The Trouble with Tuck (1981) 640 exemplars
The Bomb (1995) 365 exemplars
Ice Drift (2000) 214 exemplars
The Weirdo (1991) 212 exemplars
Tuck Triumphant (1991) 157 exemplars
Lord Of The Kill (2002) 143 exemplars
Sniper (1989) 123 exemplars
Sweet Friday Island (1988) 120 exemplars
A Sailor Returns (2001) 120 exemplars
Teetoncey (1974) 92 exemplars
The Maldonado Miracle (1973) 89 exemplars
Walking Up a Rainbow (1986) 82 exemplars
The Odyssey of Ben O'Neal (1977) 71 exemplars
The Hostage (1987) 63 exemplars
Billy the Kid: A Novel (2005) 54 exemplars
Maria: A Christmas Story (1992) 54 exemplars
The Magnificent Mitscher (1991) 53 exemplars
Teetoncey and Ben O'Neal (1975) 46 exemplars
Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown (1998) 32 exemplars
Hello, Arctic! (2002) 23 exemplars
Battle in the English Channel (1983) 23 exemplars
The Children's War (1971) 20 exemplars
Rocket Island (1609) 18 exemplars
To Kill the Leopard (1993) 8 exemplars
People Who Make Movies (1967) 7 exemplars
The Stalker (1974) 6 exemplars
Making Love to Typewriters (2005) 4 exemplars
Monocolo (1989) 3 exemplars
Fire on the beaches 3 exemplars

Obres associades

Night Terrors: Stories of Shadow and Substance (1996) — Col·laborador — 104 exemplars
The Maldonado Miracle [2003 TV movie] (1986) — Original book — 9 exemplars


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Ben and Teetoncey take to the sea--he, to find his brother, and she, to escape a forced return to England. But can they survive storms, harsh ship life, and a relentless pursuer?
PlumfieldCH | May 6, 2024 |
I listened to this one as an audio book and enjoyed the Calypso accent of Timothy (character) rendered by Michael Boatman (narrator). Young Phillip must learn that his mother's attitude about others, based purely on their color is unreasonable and unkind, much like his new companion's superstition about their third companion, a black cat, as fate rips the three of them from their lives and leaves them to fend for themselves against all odds. A great story of companionship and survival for any age.… (més)
TraSea | Hi ha 85 ressenyes més | Apr 29, 2024 |
In 1898, twelve-year-old Ben rescues a near-drowned girl from a shipwreck off the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the girl, named Teetoncey, becomes part of his family, she will not utter a single word.
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Oct 15, 2023 |
Phillip is excited when the Germans invade the small island of Curaçao. War has always been a game to him, and he's eager to glimpse it firsthand - until the freighter he and his mother are traveling to the United States on is torpedoed.

When Phillip comes to, he is on a small raft in the middle of the sea. Besides Stew Cat, his only companion is an old West Indian, Timothy. Phillip remembers his mother's warning about black people: "They are different, and they live differently."

But by the time the castaways arrive on a small island, Phillip's head injury has made him blind and dependent on Timothy.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 85 ressenyes més | Sep 21, 2023 |



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