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Terry Farish is a writer with a passion for writing the stories of people from many cultures. Her novels include THE GOOD BRAIDER, a YALSA and SLJ Best Book for young adults and EITHER THE BEGINNING OR THE END OF THE WORLD. Her picture books include LUIS PAINTS THE WORLD (Carolrhoda, 2016), illustrated by Oliver Dominguez, set in Lawrence, MA, and JOSEPH'S BIG RIDE (Annick, 2016) illustrated by Ken Daley about a boy from South Sudan. Through the New Hampshire Humanities Council, Terry leads literacy programs with refugee and immigrants. The New England Reading Association has awarded her their 2016 Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Contributions to Literacy.

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
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Average rating: 3.88 · 2,425 ratings · 459 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Good Braider

3.92 avg rating — 1,934 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Luis Paints the World

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The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup

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3.99 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Either the Beginning or the...

3.37 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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Flower Shadows

3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1992
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Shelter for a Seabird

2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1990
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Talking in Animal

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1996
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If the Tiger

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995
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A House in Earnest: A Novel

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000
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Kids will be triply excited for the first snow day when they read this fun story. The illustrations make the storm magical with vibrant, gorgeous pictures.
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