Theodore Taylor (1921-2006) was an American author of young adult fiction. He started writing when he was 13, covering local high school sports events. He served as a merchant mariner during World War II and also served during the Korean War. Some of his best known work included The Cay, its sequel-prequel Timothy of the Cay, The Weirdo, Ice Drift, The Boy, Sniper and Rogue Wave. His famous novel The Cay took only three weeks to write.

Theodore Taylor became a published author in 1968 with the novel The Body Trade. His final novel was Billy the Kid, published in 2005. Below is a list of Theodore Taylor’s books in order of when they were originally released (as well as in chronological order):

Publication Order of Cape Hatteras Trilogy Books

Teetoncey (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teetoncey and Ben O'Neal (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Odyssey of Ben O'Neal (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of The Cay Books

The Cay (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Timothy of the Cay (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Outer Banks Books

Stranger from the Sea (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Box of Treasures (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Into the Wind (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tuck Books

The Trouble with Tuck (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tuck Triumphant (1990)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Body Trade (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rebellion Town, Williamsburg, 1776 (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Children's War (1974)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sweet Friday Island (1984)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Walking Up a Rainbow (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Maldonado Miracle (1986)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Stalker (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hostage (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sniper (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Monocolo (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weirdo (1991)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maria, a Christmas Story (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Kill the Leopard (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Waking up a Rainbow (1994)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bomb (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sailor Returns (2001)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boy Who Could Fly Without a Motor (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord of the Kill (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ice Drift (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Billy the Kid (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books

Hello, Arctic! (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Collections

Rogue Wave (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Magnificent Mitscher (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Air Raid--Pearl Harbor! (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle in the Arctic Sea (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Shepherd Watches, a Shepherd Sings: Growing Up a Basque Shepherd in California's San Joaquin Valley (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jule (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Battle Off Midway Island (1981)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle in the English Channel (1983)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rocket Island (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cats of Shambala (1985)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
H. M. S. Hood Vs. Bismarck (1989)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Making Love to Typewriters (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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