You’ve found the Internet home of Teri Hall, writer of books. Here you can learn about my books, New Zapata,The Line, and Away and The Island. See the free, comprehensive teacher’s guide, excerpts, and other stuff here!
AWAY is out in paperback! With a beautiful new cover!
Check out NEW ZAPATA, available now.
Away gets its first review, from Kirkus!
Away gets reviewed by VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates), here!
SNEAK PEEK! Read the first chapter of The Line
Read the Reviews!
Buy The Line now!
Clear, controlled prose builds burgeoning tension … while unraveling carefully conceived plot twists, which address themes of totalitarianism, nuclear war, and xenophobia. Dimensional characters and compelling questions.
Encourages young readers to think about the tension between freedom and security while keeping them engrossed in a suspenseful story. Well done indeed.
The Line took me ‘away’ in one page-turning gulp. Hall’s writing is seamless, smooth and compelling—I can’t wait for the next installment. This is a new author to keep an eye on.
Mary E. Pearson
The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Hall nicely embeds the history of this repressive future world in a tense narrative that will leave readers intrigued with the mysterious Away. Rachel is an appealing character, and her young voice and the straightforward language make this a good choice for introducing young readers to the science-fiction genre.