AOBF Student and TerryWelcome to the site of writer, Terry Farish.   

I’m here with students at Hardy Middle School in Washington D.C. An Open Book Foundation invited me to speak about The Good Braider to eighth grade classes. This remarkable foundation presented each student with a copy of the book.

The Good Braider, published by Skyscape and Recorded Books,  is now available in paperback and audio.   

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NEWS!  Terry’s forthcoming novel: “This tale of first love features Sofie, the 16-year-old daughter of a Cambodian immigrant and a Scottish fisherman, and a young army medic back from Afghanistan, exploring themes of intergenerational trauma and the immigrant experience. Publication:  fall 2015.”   The novel is set on the New Hampshire Seacoast. It is published by Carolrhoda Lab.

 

IBBY Congress in Mexico City Honors Stories Around the World

IBBY Congress in Mexico City Honors Stories Around the World
  How proud the people of IBBY Mexico  were to bring  creators of children’s literature and educators from all over the world to Mexico City. 

An Open Book Foundation, Washington, D.C.

An Open Book Foundation,  Washington, D.C.
 An Open Book Foundation  I had the extraordinary experience of working with Ms. Punwani’s 8th grade classes at Hardy Middle School in Washington, D.C.  

The Good Braider is part of YWCA Hartford Region’s “A Week Without Violence”

The Good Braider is part of YWCA Hartford Region’s “A Week Without Violence”
In honor of YWCA’s national movement, a Week Without Violence, YWCA Hartford Region has invited me to tell the story behind The Good Braider in an