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Terry Davis


Terry Davis

Terry Davis is an American novelist who lives near Spokane, Washington, and is a professor emeritus of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU Mankato), where he taught creative writing --- fiction and screenwriting --- as well as adolescent literature. Davis, who has been a high school English teacher and a wrestling coach, is the author of three novels for young adults: VISION QUEST, MYSTERIOUS WAYS and IF ROCK AND ROLL WERE A MACHINE. He has also written PRESENTING CHRIS CRUTCHERP, a biography of the respected young-adult author.

Terry Davis

Books by Terry Davis

by Terry Davis - Friendship, Personal Growth, Young Adult 14+

When an elementary school teacher’s criticisms turn Bert Bowden from a bright, popular boy into a self-conscious, awkward one, everyone is shocked. Bert is determined to regain his old confidence and become somebody great, but will he be able to overcome the silence of adolescent solitude? 

by Terry Davis - Sports, Young Adult 14+

Louden Swain is a high school wrestler who is working hard to cut his weight down. All he wants is to win his weight division in the state championships. But he’s distracted from his goals by the older girl with car trouble that is staying with his family for a while. He is quickly falling in love with her, but can Louden make a relationship work and reach his wrestling goals at the same time?