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!

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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Debut Middle School Novel!

Coming April 2021 from Red Chair Press.

Brand new book coming January 2021 

A tale of friendship, empathy and a LOT of hair! –There’s not much Claire’s hair can’t do. It’s a jump rope, it ties up bad guys, and only needs washing once a year! But can her wild and wacky tresses make her best friend laugh again?

Illustrated By: Sara Weingartner


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School Visits

Kasson-Mantorville Schools – Kasson MN – February 25, 2021

Other Events

Young Artist Young Author Conference (gr 6-8) – Rochester MN (virtual event) – October 19, 2020 - October 24, 2020, All Day

Gigi’s Playhouse: PJs and Books – St. Louis Park MN (virtual) – November 21, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:30 am