Teri Lesesne

Teri was born in Pittsburgh, but lived in Texas all of her adult life. She spent fifteen years as a middle school teacher and has been a university professor for the last 20 years. She is currently teaching in the Department of Library Science at Sam Houston State University. She is the author of Making the Match, Reading Ladders, and Naked Reading.

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Caught in the Middle: Tween Books to Excite Readers

What does research tell us about tween readers and capturing their interest in books? Teri Lesesne’s tween booklist integrates the research with recent publications sure to interest young readers.