Books by Theresa Tomlinson

VOYAGE OF THE SNAKE LADY by Theresa Tomlinson
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

Myrina, heroine of Tomlinson's The Moon Riders (2006), is back in another tale set in ancient times. Read full book review >

THE MOON RIDERS by Theresa Tomlinson
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2006

Tomlinson, a Carnegie Medal-finalist, offers the story of Myrina, a young girl who joins a band of warrior wise women known as the Moon Riders. Read full book review >

CHILD OF THE MAY by Theresa Tomlinson
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

Revisiting the scene of The Forestwife (1995), Tomlinson continues to recast the Robin Hood legend from the perspectives of strong women who play major roles in the action. Read full book review >

DANCING THROUGH THE SHADOWS by Theresa Tomlinson
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

Ellen's mother has breast cancer, and Ellen (a British teenager), like her father and brother, is trying her very best to be supportive, even though her own worry is often overwhelming. Read full book review >

THE FORESTWIFE by Theresa Tomlinson
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 1, 1995

The traditional image of the maid Marian takes on a faintly pre-Christian cast in this tale of a teenager who flees into the woods to avoid a forced marriage. Robin Hood and his men play relatively minor roles here. Read full book review >

RIDING THE WAVES by Theresa Tomlinson
FICTION
Released: April 30, 1993

The author of the well-received Summer Witches (1991) offers another complex, satisfying intergenerational relationship. Read full book review >

SUMMER WITCHES by Theresa Tomlinson
FICTION
Released: April 30, 1991

Sarah's discovery that new neighbor Susanna has the makings of a fine friend despite her clunky shoes presages more complex realizations about the unusual woman. Sarah has enjoyed pretending that old Lily is a witch; after all, she's deaf and can't hear the jibes. Read full book review >