Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Jane Miller  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois

Died: 2011 in Naperville, Illinois

-- Mary Jane Miller on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Fast forward
ISBN: 0670843393. OCLC Number: 28335367

Viking,. .

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 Number: 65190633

ToExcel,. .

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 Number: 48212289

ToExcel,. .

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 Number: 30947604

Puffin Books,. .

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 Number: 24246793

Viking. .