• 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

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  • Luis Paints The World

    *A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year, starred review

    "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...

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  • Either the Beginning or the End of the World

    "Farish's writing is haunting."

    *School Library Journal, starred review

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Terry with Student

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. Terry studied sociology and social systems at Texas Woman’s University. She later earned an MA from Antioch College’s International Studies program studying in England with Carnegie Medal winner, Jan Mark...

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