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Newbery Award Author (The Cay)

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The Bomb (Signed First Print), Taylor, Theodore
1 Taylor, Theodore The Bomb (Signed First Print)
Orlando, Florida Harcourt Children's Books 1995 0152008675 / 9780152008673 First Hardcover Very Fine Very Good 
First Printing (A-E) A very rare and collectable first print signed copy in very fine condition in an unclipped and mylar protected dustjacket--very good. The dustjacket has minor rubbing from shelfwear--or also would be fine. No tears or other markings. This copy still has the crispness of a brand new book. Inscribed by the late author on the half title page "Enjoy, Enjoy--Best Wishes--Theodore Taylor"---he has also printed "First Edition" on top of the page. Scans available upon request. A story of a boy named Sorry Rinamu, 16 years old, who tries to stop the further testing of atomic bombs on the Pacific atoll he and his family call home. Believing that the water and beach will forever be poisoned--he must do whatever he can--even if it means defying the US military to stop the testing. A rare and collectable signed first print copy. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Maldonado Miracle (Signed First Printing), Taylor, Theodore
2 Taylor, Theodore The Maldonado Miracle (Signed First Printing)
Orlando, Florida Harcourt Children's Books 2003 015205037x / 9780152050375 First Hardcover Very Fine Very Fine 
First Printing 2003. Signed on half title page by the now deceased author and inscribed--"Enjoy Enjoy! Best Wishes Theodore Taylor". This is the 2003 reprint of the 1973 Doubleday edition. From the Newbery Prize winning author of "The Cay". The powerful story that inspired the acclaimed Showtime Original Movie. The inspiring story of a young boy who became an illegal immigrant in the US in order to find his father--braving the odds he crosses the border--alone.  
Price: 65.00 USD
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Timothy of the Cay (Signed), Taylor, Theodore
3 Taylor, Theodore Timothy of the Cay (Signed)
Orlando, Florida Harcourt Children's Books 1993 0152883584 / 9780152883584 First Hardcover Very Fine Fine 
First Edition 1993. A beautiful signed and inscribed ("Enjoy Enjoy!")-copy in very fine condition in an unclipped and very fine dustjacket. The prequel sequel to his Newbery Award winning book "The Cay". Taylor recently passed away. He was a magnificent writer with a serious agenda and purpose. A very collectable copy 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Walking Up A Rainbow (Signed First Printing), Taylor, Theodore
4 Taylor, Theodore Walking Up A Rainbow (Signed First Printing)
Orlando, Florida Harcourt Children's Books 1994 0152945121 / 9780152945121 First  Hardcover Very Fine Very Good 
First revised Printing (1-10) 1994. This is the revised printing from Doubleday 1986. Signed and inscribed "Enjoy Enjoy!" by Taylor on the title page. Taylor recently passed away--but he left us a legacy of meaningful books--including his Newbery Award winning book, "The Cay". All his books were written with a purpose in mind of teaching young readers important lessons in life. A very collectable copy--very fine in a very good dustjacket--dustjacket has very minor rubbing from shelfwear only. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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