Junior Library Guild Selection

Coming this fall from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

"An extraordinary book . . . that could well be mind-blowing to the thoughtful young reader who is ready to move beyond the black-and-white notion that a particular act is wrong simply because it is illegal."Richie Partington, book blogger.

Click here to learn more about Guilty?

Click here for teaching resources for Guilty?




"An extraordinary and inspiring story." Salt Lake City Tribune

". . . a fascinating and intimate portrayal of a revolutionary protest, its young leader and her community." The Richmond Times.

Read more about The Girl From The Tar Paper School.


"A suspenseful tale of friendship and love." Hadassah Magazine.

"The details of daily life are completely convincing, the foreign setting is made familiar, and Rivka’s character rings true. A rewarding read for the romantically inclined." School Library Journal.

Read more about Rivka's Way.



Guilty? is a Junior Library Guild selection.

Two nonprofit educational organizations, the Zinn Education Project and Rethinking Schools suggest using The Girl from the Tar Paper School to introduce students to Brown v. Board of Education.

Teri's Boxcar Children book has a cover.






The Soccer Snitch will be published in September of 2014.

Teri spoke at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia on April 2, 2014, and will be speaking at the Virginia Children's Book Festival, October 10 and 11, 2014.