Mary E. Pearson

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A headshot of Mary E. Pearson.
Pearson at the 2019 Texas Book Festival
Born (1955-08-14) August 14, 1955 (age 68)
Southern California

Mary E. Pearson (born August 14, 1955) is an American children's writer best known for young adult fiction.

Her book A Room on Lorelei Street won the 2006 Golden Kite Award for fiction.[1] Her book The Adoration of Jenna Fox was a finalist for the Andre Norton Award[2] and is being adapted into a movie.[3]

Selected works[edit]

The Jenna Fox Chronicles[edit]

  1. The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Holt, 2008)
  2. The Fox Inheritance (Holt, 2011)
  3. Fox Forever (Holt, 2013)

The Remnant Chronicles[edit]

Morrighan (prequel novella, Holt, 2016)

  1. The Kiss of Deception (Holt, 2014)
  2. The Heart of Betrayal (Holt, 2015)
  3. The Beauty of Darkness (Holt, 2016)

Dance of Thieves[edit]

Set in the same world as The Remnant Chronicles

  1. Dance of Thieves (Holt, 2018)
  2. Vow of Thieves (Holt, 2019)

Picture books[edit]

  • Pickles in My Soup, illustrated by Tom Payne (New York: Children's Press, 1999)
  • Where Is Max?, illustrated by Samantha L. Walker (Children's, 2000)
  • Generous Me, illustrated by Gary Krejca (Children's Press, 2005)
  • Fast Dan, illustrated by Eldon C. Doty (Children's Press, 2005)
  • I Can Do It All, illustrated by Jeff Shelly (Children's Press, 2008)


  1. ^ Golden Kite Award Recipients Archived 2010-12-09 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ “Interview with Mary E. Pearson”, Charles A. Tan, August 8, 2009.
  3. ^ “Q&A with Mary E. Pearson”, Sue Corbett, Publishers Weekly, March 13, 2008.

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