Terquoia Bourne, author and CED alumna, has published her first children’s book, Baby Boy, What Will You Be?. The story, written from the perspective of a mother bonding with her infant son, explores the capacity within each person to positively impact the world. Bourne said of the story, “The book really highlights the power of words and the importance of affirming children at a young age. All children should know they are loved and they have the potential to accomplish great things in life. Nothing is impossible. No dream is too big to conquer.”
The book was inspired by Bourne’s own son and her desire to raise a child who was caring, confident, driven, and kind. Initially written as a poem, the story grew into a book. With two more manuscripts in the works, Bourne plans to continue writing more children’s books and using her creativity to inspire others.
Terquoia Bourne received her MA in Early Childhood Education.