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Mary Jane Miller

Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: 2011 in Naperville, Illinois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Born and raised on Chicago's west side, Mary Jane Miller attended Trinity High School and Rosary College.

Biography: Miller was a teacher at St. Jane de Chantal on the South Side of Chicago for many years. Recentlly she was also a children's book judge for the annual Society of Midland Authors book awards. She passed away after a long illness.


Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

Mary Jane Miller on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Fast forward
ISBN: 0670843393 OCLC: 28335367

Viking, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : ©1993.

After her best friend moves to Chicago, Kayla can't wait to see her again, but when they finally spend a weekend together Kayla begins to wonder what made them friends in the first place.

Going the distance /
ISBN: 0595003311 OCLC: 65190633

ToExcel, San Jose : ©2000.

Loren wants to stay in one place, make friends, and be on a swimming team, but her parents are artists who keep moving every few months.

Me and my name /
ISBN: 0595003303 OCLC: 48212289

ToExcel, San Jose : 2000, ©1990.

Erin faces difficult decisions about adoption by her stepfather, a choice between two boys at school, and a game of truth or dare at a slumber party.

  Upside down
ISBN: 0140346244 OCLC: 30947604

Puffin Books, New York : 1994.

When her mother starts dating the father of the local nerd, Sarah seeks the courage to accept the inevitable changes in her family and her life.

Upside Down
ISBN: 059500332X OCLC: 24246793

Viking 1992