• A Feast for Joseph

    Joseph and Mama have left the Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Uganda to settle in Maine. Joseph finds his new home a little too quiet and lonely without his beloved grandmother and the broader Acholi community. Where is the noise of people coooking?  Where is the sound of someone playing the awal?


  • The Good Braider

    “In The Good Braider, Terry Farish creates a masterful triumph of character and story. This is a book of deep understanding and unforgettable empathy.” Naomi Shihab Nye

    “An essential addition to the Booklist Core Collection feature, ‘The New Immigration Story.’” *ALA Booklist, starred review


  • Luis Paints The World


    • Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices, Winner, 2017
    • Notable Award Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year - Outstanding Merit, Winner, 2017
    • Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction Recommended Book, Commended, 2016


    "Terry Farish portrays a story that is seldom addressed in books for young children: brothers, sisters, mothers, and fathers leaving for military service. It is a story that plays out again and again across...


Meet Terry

Terry Farish is an award-winning author of picture books and young adult novels, many of them influenced by her early work with the Red Cross in Vietnam. She later earned an MA from Antioch College’s International Studies program studying in England with Carnegie Medal winner, Jan Mark.