The story follows the journey of cultural identity and discovery for four junior high school students, their families and their teachers and, most importantly, anyone who has ever faced the challenges of being a teine Sāmoa.
The paperback edition of Teine includes the original Teine Sāmoa story, study questions for students and the Teine Sāmoa Project, a space created for teine Sāmoa to share their real life stories.
Middle Grade / Young Adult
Softcover 154 pages 172 x 203 mm
Dahlia Malaeulu is a New Zealand-born Sāmoan, with her father Malo Gray originating from the village of Sinamoga and her mother Lagi Gray (née Saletele) from the village of Vaivase tai. Dahlia is married to Mani Malaeulu and is the proud mother of two young boys, Mason and Isaia.