The Good Braider, published by Skyscape and Recorded Books, is now available in paperback and audio.
“In this free verse novel for young adults and adults, Viola’s strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family’s journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine. Selected as a Best Book of the Year by the American Library Association, Bank Street College of Education, & School Library Journal; winner of the Boston Authors’s Club Award and Maine’s Lupine Award.”
Terry with rapper OD who wrote “A Girl from Juba,” a tribute to THE GOOD BRAIDER and Chris who performs in the video with OD. Photo by Lanie Honda
Update 30 July: Terry’s novel, RABBIT IN THE MOON, will be published by Carolrhoda Lab. “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 seacoast of New Hampshire.