Kelso, Mary Jean
Mary Jean Kelso has published many books for children, as well as novels
for young adults, and adults. Her novels are: The Lynne Garrett
Series — Goodbye is Forever, Never Say Goodbye and No Time for
Goodbye. The Homesteader series — The Homesteader, The Homesteader’s
Legacy, Back to the Homestead, Life on the Homestead and Annabel’s Story.
Non-series novels include: The Love He Left Behind, Kat’s Cradle, Blue Coat, and
A Visual History Record of Alamo Defender Gordon Cartwright Jennings’
Family (co-authored by her daughter, Wendy Whiteman).Mary Jean’s children’s books are available in Braille through Xavier Society
for the Blind. www.pathstoliteracy.org/resources/free-braille-books-xavier-society-blind
Mary Jean contributes to newspapers and magazines and has received awards from The
National Press Assn, The Nevada Press Assn, and Critters Annual Readers Poll.
She is a member of: The Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (Catherine Cynthia Overton Chapter — named after her 2nd great-grandmother Catherine Overton Jennings), The Alamo' Defenders Descendents Assn., and The Alamo Society.
Visit Mary Jean on the web at https://maryjeankelsoauthor.wixsite.com/mjkel
The Homesteader Series
The Lynne Garrett Series