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About Mary

I love writing for children. Published in a few magazines and anthologies but still striving toward getting a book published. This site makes me feel like I'm in third grade - yikes! Will you be my friend. I love it.
Books Recently Added to Mary's Bookshelf Ages Date Added
Books 1 - 4 of 83 from Mary's bookshelf, View all 83 books
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1. The Dreamer (Ala Notable Children's Books. Older Readers) (Hardcover)
    Author: Pam Munoz Ryan
    Illustrator: Peter Sis
    Publisher: Scholastic Press
Ages 9-12 12/21/2010
Mary said: Wow! another great read from Pam Munoz Ryan. So well done with a unique format for middle grade readers. A must read for everyone,
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
1,153 Reviews  
2. One Crazy Summer (Hardcover)
    Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
    Publisher: Amistad
Ages 9-12 12/21/2010
Mary said: Great insight into the reality of life for blacks in the late sixties. Realistic portrayal of the good and bad of both sides of the racial issue. Interesting and thought provoking.
tags: I recommend
4,962 Reviews  
3. Chasing Orion (Hardcover)
    Author: Klasky
    Publisher: Candlewick
Ages 9-12 9/7/2010
Mary said: If the first 250 pages had been cut to 150 pages I would have loved this book. The story of living in the time when uncontrolled Polio destroyed lives tugs at your heart. Georgie's love and concern ...more
tags: I read
13 Reviews  
4. The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere: Volume 1 (Kindle Edition)
    Author: Jacqueline West
    Publisher: DIAL
N/A 9/7/2010
Mary said: The words and phrases in this book are like a fabulous string of pearls, the pacing was wonderful, the plot intriguing. Olive is nothing like me and yet I felt like I was Olive as I read. I gobbled i...more
tags: Inspired me , I recommend
11 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Peggy Archer on 1/9/2010 at 12:55 PM:
Hi Mary!
Love your photo here. It looks warm!
Comment by John Blackford on 11/11/2009 at 1:09 PM:
howdy Mary! Why dose this site make you feel like you are in 3rd grade hehe
Comment by Donald James Parker on 10/16/2009 at 2:54 PM:
Nice to meet you too, Mary. I'd love to have you check out my work at www.DonaldJamesParker.com You can download any of my ebooks for free there.
God bless
Comment by Debbie Dadey on 9/9/2009 at 8:05 AM:
Wow, what have I read lately? Right now, I'm reading The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jiniks. It had a lot of potential, but I'm finding it a little slow to start.
Comment by Debbie Dadey on 9/3/2009 at 7:52 AM:
Don't know what I'm doing-any suggestions on using JacketFlap?
Comment by Mary Sandford on 6/3/2009 at 9:32 AM:
I read a lot during my childhood. Marguerite Henry's King of the Wind and Misty of Chincoteague and every other horse book she wrote. I also read all of Beverly Cleary's books. I moved a lot (always lived in Chicago or the suburbs) and one of the positive events was discovering the new library. S... more
Comment by Grace E Howell on 5/28/2009 at 8:38 PM:
Hi, Mary,
When I submitted to Echelon/Quake, I didn't have a website either, but got one shortly after. That's to help with the marketing of books. The decision is up to you. Good luck!

Comment by Rich and Mary Chamberlin on 5/28/2009 at 8:01 AM:
Thanks for reaching out. It's been a tough past year, appreciate warm friends like yourself to keep us all going. We like the photo as well! Take care, Mary and Rich
Comment by Genetta Adair on 5/25/2009 at 10:45 PM:
Hi Mary,

Do you plan to attend the Midsouth Fall Conference this year?
Comment by Debbie Dadey on 9/11/2008 at 2:07 PM:
Thanks Mary. I really don't know how these things work. What is the MidSouth list serve? Best, Debbie
Comment by Carmela Martino on 2/27/2008 at 2:27 PM:
Hi Mary,
Love your photo!

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