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Pearson at the 2019 Texas Book Festival
Born August 14, 1955 (1955-08-14) (age 65)
Southern California
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1999–present

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. Her book The Adoration of Jenna Fox was a finalist for the Andre Norton Award and is being adapted into a movie.

Selected works

  • David v. God (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000)
  • Scribbler of Dreams (Harcourt Paperbacks, 2002)
  • A Room on Lorelei Street (Henry Holt and Co., 2005)
  • The Miles Between (Holt, 2009)

The Jenna Fox Chronicles

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

The Remnant Chronicles

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

Dance of Thieves

Set in the same world as The Remnant Chronicles

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

Picture Books

  • 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)
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