Inspiring Children - One Word at a Time

Meet Mary

Author and Educator Mary Bleckwehl will Spark your Students’ Creativity!

Whether you are planning a family literacy night, a young writer/artist conference, a school author visit or anything for the reading community-I would love to partner with you to inspire kids along their own literacy journey!

THE WORRY KNOT, my debut Middle Grade Book now available wherever books are sold!

Book launch/signing: Content Bookstore 314 Division St. Northfield MN 7pm (scroll to bottom!)

ALSO!! IN PERSON and VIRTUAL VISITS now being scheduled for large groups, individual classes/small groups and even 1:1 at home chats for distance learners (how cool would that be?) Contact me:

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School Visits

Do you mind if I drop in at your school? My greatest thrill is to share my passion for turning dreams into reality with young people. I would be honored to come to your school, classroom, or any place where dreamers and book lovers rule!

My Books

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Available September 2022

Rourke is hoping for a perfect seventh grade year but he’s a boy who worries—a lot. It affects his friendships, his sleep, and his stomach. In a story of compassion and unexpected discoveries, Rourke’s worries ease and he realizes no one’s life is perfect—just different.

2021 release!


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School Visits

Kennedy Elementary School – Hastings MN – January 13, 2023

Red Pine Elementary School – Eagan MN – January 19, 2023

Kenyon-Wanamingo Elementary School – Wanamingo MN – February 7, 2023

Lanesboro Elementary School – Lanesboro, MN – February 9, 2023

Kinderberry Hill Preschool – Eden Prairie MN – March 15, 2023

Hartley Elementary School – Waseca MN – March 23, 2023

Postville Elementary STEAM Family Night – Postville IA – March 30, 2023

Other Events

Mankato Young Writer Conference – Bethany College, Mankato MN – March 7, 2023 - March 8, 2023, All Day