Tucson Festival of Books

Minding the Middle: Great Books for Middle Grade Readers

Come and explore new titles and genres for supporting middle grade readers, ages 8-12. Resources for engaging middle grade readers will also be shared along with ideas for negotiating the tricky transition from middle grade to young adult books.

Marie LeJeune

Marie LeJeune is that Associate Dean of teacher education at Western Oregon University and worked in public schools in Washington and Nevada. She is a member of the 2023 Printz Committee for outstanding literature for young adults....

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