Posts Categorized: Joseph’s Big Ride

  • A Good, Good Year for Joseph and Whoosh in Joseph’s Big Ride

    “The narrative, which focuses on building a friendship, is paired with Daley’s vibrant illustrations, which depict just how fast the minds, and bikes, of young children can go…An ideal addition…”                      School Library Journal This has been a good, good year for my characters, Joseph and Whoosh, in…

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  • Students Design their Own Joseph and Whoosh

    Joseph and Whoosh, of Joseph’s Big Ride, and I were invited to Lawrence Public Library’s wild and wonderful summer story series.  Kids from all over the city and their teachers trek to the library!  Thanks Jazmine and Niko Welch for playing Whoosh and Joseph in our storytelling.  Afterwards, though, I found out the art that…

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  • Welcome to Multicultural America

    In recognition of this being November 9, I’m reposting a photo from this school with young children, grade K – 2 who’ve come to the U.S. as refugees.    Much of my fiction is about new Americans and my goal is to keep writing so that my stories might build bridges among us.  Here I’m…

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  • New Immigrant Stories – Newsletter from Terry

    New Immigrant Stories 2016. Kudos to the illustrators I’ve worked with on my 2016 picture books.  Ken Daley illustrated Joseph’s Big Ride. Kirkus wrote about the book, “A young refugee’s dream of riding a bicycle comes true at last when he arrives in America….A joyful, upbeat tale that takes a positive perspective on an immigrant…

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  • Joseph’s Big Ride in Three Languages at Broken Ground School

    Joseph’s Big Ride got a magnificent launch at Concord, New Hampshire’s Broken Ground School with students from many refugee families.  I came for Family Night. Everybody  got ice cream sundaes, then came and listened to the story in the gym. Families were from all parts of the world and many families were from Rwanda and…

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