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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Jo Adamson  

Pen Name: M.J. Adamson

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1935 in Moline, Illinois

-- Mary Jo Adamson on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Adamson was born in Moline, Illinois and worked in Seneca, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mary Jo Adamson began her career as a high school English teacher in Seneca, Illinois.

Published Works

  • Not Till a Hot January, Bantam Books, 1987
  • Remember March, Bantam Books, 1987
  • A February Face, Bantam Books, 1987
  • May`s Newfangled Mirth, Bantam Books, 1989
  • April When They Woo, Bantam Books, 1989
  • The Blazing Tree, Signet, 2000
  • The Elusive Voice, Signet, 2001

Selected Titles At Your Library

Not till a hot January /
ISBN: 0553262017. OCLC Number:

Bantam Books,. Toronto ;. 1987, ©1986.

Remember March /
ISBN: 0553267973. OCLC Number:

Bantam Books,. Toronto ;. ©1987.

A February face /
ISBN: 0553265407. OCLC Number:

Bantam Books,. Toronto ;. ©1987.

April when they woo /
ISBN: 0553271210. OCLC Number:

Bantam,. Toronto ;. ©1989.

May's newfangled mirth /
ISBN: 0553279084. OCLC Number:

Bantam Books,. New York :. 1989.

The blazing tree :
ISBN: 0451200349. OCLC Number:

Signet :. New York, N.Y. :. 2000.

The elusive voice :
ISBN: 0451204204. OCLC Number:

Signet :. New York, N.Y. :. 2001.


May's Newfangled Mirth

was named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review in 1989.

Speaking Engagements

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