Theo

Theo has learned and forgotten many things, including how to knit, how to use a chainsaw, and what the word heuristic means. 
 
A few of Theo's favorite books are:
 
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe 
  • Here by David Maguire 
  • The Dark is Rising Sequence by Susan Cooper 
  • The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone 
Things Fall Apart: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385474542
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1994

“A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world.”  Barack Obama 

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689840357
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 1st, 2000

The first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy series, The Dark Is Rising.

On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark.


Dark Is Rising (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689829833
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 1999

On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift -- that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day aid the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light.


Greenwitch (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689840340
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 2000

Simon, Jane, and Barney, enlisted by their mysterious great-uncle, arrive in a small coastal town to recover a priceless golden grail stolen by the forces of evil -- Dark.


The Grey King (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689829840
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - October 1st, 1999

There is a Welsh legend about a harp of gold, hidden within a certain hill, that will be found by a boy and a white dog with silver eyes -- a dog that can see the wind. Will Stanton knew nothing of this when he came to Wales to recover from a severe illness. But when he met Bran, a strange boy who owned a white dog, he began to remember.


Silver on the Tree (The Dark Is Rising Sequence #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689840333
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - December 1st, 2000

The Dark is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. And Will Stanton -- last-born of the immortal Old Ones, dedicated to keeping the world free -- must join forces with this ageless master Merriman and Bran, the Welsh boy whose destiny ties him to the Light. Drawn in with them are the three Drew children, who are mortal, but have their own vital part in the story.


The Monster at the End of this Book (Sesame Street) (Big Little Golden Book) Cover Image
By Jon Stone, Michael Smollin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375829130
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Published: Golden Books - May 11th, 2004

Many adults name this book as their favorite Little Golden Book. Generations of kids have interacted with lovable, furry old Grover as he begs the reader not to turn the page—for fear of a monster at the end of the book. “Oh, I am so embarrassed,” he says on the last page . . . for, of course, the monster is Grover himself!