Mary Winn Heider
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Heider lives in Chicago, where she is a member of the theater company Barrel of Monkeys. Through the company, she teaches creative writing to 3rd - 5th graders. Biography: Mary Winn Heider is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for Children and Young Adults program.
"The Mortification of Fovea Munson"
- -- Middle Grade Debut Pick, Indies Introduce Winter/Spring, 2018
- -- Kids' Indie Next List Pick, Summer 2018
- -- Junior Library Guild Selection
- -- Illinois READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2019
- "The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy"
- -- Starred Review, School Library Journal
|The losers at the center of the galaxy /
ISBN: 0759555427 OCLC: 1164504310 Two years after their father disappeared, Winston and Louise wrestle with their grief while investigating mysterious teachers, innovative science, and a captive bear.
|The mortification of Fovea Munson /
ISBN: 148478054X OCLC: 995805970 Forced to help in her parents' cadaver lab for the summer, Fovea Munson, twelve, discovers three talking heads in need of a favor.
|The unicorns who saved Christmas /
ISBN: 0762495693 OCLC: 1139765192 With all his reindeer sick with chicken pox on Christmas Eve, Santa asks the North Pole Unicorn Troop to help him save Christmas.