Mary Ann Rodman

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General Information

Name: Mary Ann Rodman

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1954 in Washington, D.C.

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Mary Ann grew up in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Ann has a master's degree in library and information science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and an MFA in writing for children from Vermont College. She has held a variety of jobs ranging from community theater director to church youth coordinator but has been primarily a children's librarian. Mary Ann now lives in Georgia.

Published Works

  • My Best Friend (Illustrated by E.B.Lewis), Puffin, 2007
  • Jimmy's Star, Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2008
  • First Grade Stinks! (Illustrated by Beth Spiegel), Peachtree Publishers, 2008
  • Yankee Girl, Square Fish, 2008
  • Surprise soup (Illustrated byG. Brian Karas) , Viking Juvenile, 2009
  • A Tree for Emmy (Illustrated byTatjana Mai-Wyss) , Peachtree Publishers, 2009
  • Camp K-9 (Illustrated by Nancy Hayashi), Peachtree Publishers, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

My Best Friend

ISBN: 0142408069
Release Date: 2007-06-14

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Jimmy's Stars

ISBN: 0374337039
Release Date: 2008-04-29

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First Grade Stinks!

ISBN: 1561454621
Release Date: 2008-09-01

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Surprise Soup

ISBN: 067006274X
Release Date: 2009-04-16

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A Tree for Emmy

ISBN: 1561454753
Release Date: 2009-03-01

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Literary Awards

  • Charlotte Zolotow Award , My Best Friend
  • 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year, Jimmy's Star

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Mary Ann Rodman on WorldCat

Mary Ann Rodman on Amazon


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