Books by Theresa Tomlinson

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

"Teen readers hoping for any insight into the mythology of Ancient Greece will be disappointed. (Fiction. 12-15)"
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

"While not an epic comparable to Homer's works, the tale of Amazon women and the Trojan War is fast-paced and well-constructed and will have a sequel. (Fiction. 12+)"
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

"Tomlinson's language creates a powerful mood; readers will hope for more news of Magda, with her courage, strength, and skills. (Fiction. 10-14)"
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

"Readers will be borne along by the lively pace and the first-person, dialogue-heavy style. (Fiction. 10-14)"
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. Read full book review >
RIDING THE WAVES by Theresa Tomlinson
FICTION
Released: April 30, 1993

"A rich story, embellished with strong sentiment, genuine-sounding voices, and the pleasure of personal goals reached. (Fiction. 11-14)"
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

"This fine American debut is introduced by an eminently sensible note explaining some of the British terms and giving readers credit for the ability to figure the others out. (Fiction. 8-12)"
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. Read full book review >