Individual Author Record
Blashfield was raised in Evanston and did graduate work in Science Education at the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jean F. Blashfield has worked for publishers in Chicago, and Washington, D.C. A graduate of the University of Michigan, she has written more than 90 books, most of them for young people. She currently resides in Delavan, Wisconsin.
Villains of Volturnus (Endless Quest #8), 1983Star Rangers and the Spy (Fantasy Forest, #6), 1984Ghost Tower (A Super Endless Quest Adventure Gamebook, No 2), 1985Backward Magic, 1985Faerie Mound of Dragonkind, 1987 - written with James M. WardWhy They Killed, 1990Island Hopping in the Pacific, 1991Galápagos Islands, 1991Awesome Almanac, 1992Women Inventors 1: Margaret Knight, Cynthia Westover, Elizabeth Hazen and Rachel Brown, Ruth Handler, 1995Women Inventors 2: Amanda Jones, Mary Anderson, Bette Nesmith Graham, Dr. Ruth Benerito, Becky Schroeder, 1995Women Inventors 3: Catherine Greene, Madame C. J. Walker, Harriet Hosmer, Yvonne Brill, Nancy Perkins, 1995Antarctica, 1995Iolanthe, 1996Women at the Front: Their Changing Roles in the Civil War, 1997England, 1997Carbon, 1998Hydrogen, 1998Horse Soldiers: Cavalry in the Civil War, 1998 - written with Wallace B. BlackWisconsin, 1998Italy, 1999Virginia, 1999Colorado, 1999Delaware, Scholastic, 2000Arizona, 2000The Oregon Trail, 2000The Santa Fe Trail, 2000The California Gold Rush, 2000Norway, 2000Shirley Temple Black: Actor And Diplomat, 2000Washington, 2001The Transcontinental Railroad, 2001Cartier: Jacques Cartier in Search of the Northwest Passage, 2001Phosphorus, Chemical Elements That Make Life Possible, Raintree Publishing, 2001Magnesium, Raintree Publishing, 2001Chlorine, Raintree Publishing, 2001Carl Sagan, Astronomer, Facts on File, 2001Iron and the Trace Elements, Raintree Publishing, 2002Abraham Lincoln, Compass Point Books, 2002Ireland, 2002South Carolina Colony, Childs World, 2003Red Cross and Red Crescent, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2003Interpol, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2003Germany, 2003When Ice Threatened Living Things: The Pleistocene, 2005 - written with Richard P. JacobsWhen Life Flourished in Ancient Seas: The Early Paleozoic Era, 2005 - written with Richard P. JacobsWhen Land, Sea, and Life Began: The Precambrian, 2005 - written with Richard P. JacobsGreenland, 2005When Dinosaurs Ruled, 2005When Ice Threatened Living Things: The Pleistocene, 2005 - written with Richard P. JacobsAnimal Life, 2007 - written with Carol RybackArgentina, 2007Haiti, 2007Missouri, 2008Maryland, 2008Iowa, 2009Golda Meir, 2010Hillary Clinton, 2010Pakistan, 2011Slavery in America, 2011Australia, 2012Panama, 2014
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