Mary Downing Hahn
Mary Downing Hahn is an American author of children’s and young adult novels, spanning genres including historical, contemporary and fantasy, and is best known for her ghost stories and mysteries. She is also formerly a school librarian. Mary’s book have sold over 2 million copies and have consistently won children’s choice awards. She is an avid reader, a traveller and a lover of the arts. Mary was born and raised in Maryland, where she still lives and where she set many of her books. She has two adult daughters.

Mary Downing Hahn made her debut as a novelist in 1979 with the novel The Sara Summer. Below is a list of Mary Downing Hahn’s books in order of when they were first published:

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Publication Order of Gordy Smith Books

Stepping on the Cracks (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Following My Own Footsteps (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
As Ever, Gordy (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anna Books

Anna All Year Round (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Anna on the Farm (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Sara Summer (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Time of the Witch (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Daphne's Book (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Jellyfish Season (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wait Till Helen Comes (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tallahassee Higgins (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Following the Mystery Man (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
December Stillness (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Doll in the Garden (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Dead Man in Indian Creek (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Spanish Kidnapping Disaster (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Wind Blows Backward (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Time for Andrew (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Look for Me by Moonlight (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gentleman Outlaw and Me (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Promises to the Dead (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Hear the Wind Blow (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Old Willis Place (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Janey and the Famous Author (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Witch Catcher (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Deep and Dark and Dangerous (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
All the Lovely Bad Ones (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Closed for the Season (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Where I Belong (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Took (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
One for Sorrow (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Girl in the Locked Room (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Guest (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Thirteenth Cat (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
What We Saw (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Took (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wait Till Helen Comes (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Old Willis Place (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Avon Camelot Books

Lottie & Lisa (By: Erich Kastner) (1952)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Summerdog Comes Home (By: George Albert Zabriskie) (1980)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Hippopotamus Ate the Teacher (By: Mike Thaler) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Baseball Fever (By: Ray Cruz,Johanna Hurwitz) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Trouble with Tuck (By: Theodore Taylor) (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Irma and Jerry (By: George Selden) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Basic Fun (By: Susan Drake Lipscomb,Margaret Ann Zusnich) (1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Esp McGee (By: Edward Packard) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tunnel to Yesterday (By: Jerome Beatty Jr.) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bet You Can! Science Possibilities to Fool You (By: Vicki Cobb) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Rich Mitch (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Summerdog (By: Thom Roberts) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bet You Can't! (By: Kathy Darling,Vicki Cobb) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Earth is Flat--And Other Great Mistakes (By: Laurence Pringle) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Behind the Attic Wall (By: Sylvia Cassedy) (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Peggy Fleming: Portrait of an Iceskater (By: Bruce Curtis,Stephanie Young) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Gremlins (By: George Gipe) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Maura's Angel (By: Lynne Reid Banks) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Jellyfish Season (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Book 1 (By: Andrew Glass,Catherine Edwards Sadler) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Get Rich Mitch! (By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mystery of the Melted Diamonds (By: Carol Farley) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ukrainian Egg Mystery (By: George E. Stanley) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Moroccan Mystery (By: Thomas McKean) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ralph Fozbek and the Amazing Black Hole Patrol (By: Steve Senn) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flash Fry, Private Eye (By: Tim Schoch) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Anti-Peggy Plot (By: Thomas McKean) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Best Joke Book for Kids 2 (By: Joan Eckstein) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Codebreaker Kids (By: George E. Stanley) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Summer Camp Creeps (By: Tim Schoch) (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Case of the Lost Look-Alike (By: Carol Farley) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Breezy (By: Leda Blumberg) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Racing the Sun (By: Paul Pitts) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Anne Frank (By: Johanna Hurwitz) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Case of the Vanishing Villain (By: Carol Farley) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Something Upstairs (By: C.S. Adler) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ghost Brother (By: C.S. Adler) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Haunting in Williamsburg (By: Lou Kassem) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Best Ever Kids' Book of Lists (By: Eugenie Allen) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Adventures of King Midas (By: Lynne Reid Banks) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ask Me Anything About the Presidents (By: Louis Phillips) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tons of Trash (By: Joan Rattner Heilman) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Maria, a Christmas Story (By: Theodore Taylor) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
How to Travel Through Time (By: James M. Deem) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lucie Babbidge's House (By: Sylvia Cassedy) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Beardance (By: Will Hobbs) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Christmas Countdown (By: Steve Englehart) (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Miss Yonkers Goes Bonkers (By: Mike Thaler) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mummy's Curse (By: Daniel Cohen) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Super Snoop Sam Snout and the Case of the Missing Marble (By: Anne C. Lemieux) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Main Street (By: Susan Kirby) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Comet Luck (By: Madge Harrah) (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Kwanzaa (By: Mildred Pitts Walter) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Vampire Mom (By: Don Whittington) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
My Own Two Feet (By: Beverly Cleary) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Spookhouse (By: Don Whittington) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Harry the Poisonous Centipede (By: Lynne Reid Banks) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Going for the Gold: Shannon Miller (By: Septima Green) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Four Perfect Pebbles (By: Lila Perl,Marion Blumenthal Lazan) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Zombie Queen (By: Don Whittington) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Freak Show (By: Don Whittington) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Going to Net (By: Various) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Lasting Echoes (By: Joseph Bruchac) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tracks in the Snow (By: Lucy Jane Bledsoe) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Danger Along the Ohio (By: Patricia Willis) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War (By: Anita Lobel) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Night of the Chupacabras (By: Marie G. Lee) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
As Ever, Gordy (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Becoming Felix (By: Nancy Hope Wilson) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Breakaway (By: Kimberley Griffiths Little) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mischief, Mad Mary, and Me (By: Dawn Knight) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
It's In Your Hands, Daisy P. Duckwitz (By: Jacqueline Shannon) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Leaving Summer (By: Donal Harding) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Flea Circus Summer (By: Cheryl Ware) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Calling Me Home (By: Patricia Hermes) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Pizza That Time Forgot (By: William DeAndrea,Matthew Deandrea) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Love Me, Love My Broccoli (By: Julie Anne Peters) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Get on the Net (By: Robert Pondiscio) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Don't Try This at Home! (By: Vicki Cobb) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bruce Coville's Shapeshifters (By: Bruce Coville) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Kids' Guide to America's Bill of Rights (By: Kathleen Krull) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bruce Coville's Alien Visitors (By: Bruce Coville) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Green Mango Magic (By: Sylvie Hossack) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
All the Answers (By: Anne C. Lemieux) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Can of Worms (By: Kathy MacKel) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Orphan Journey Home (By: Liza Ketchum) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Bearstone (By: Will Hobbs) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Alice-by-Accident (By: Lynne Reid Banks) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Death at Devil's Bridge (By: Cynthia C. DeFelice) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Puppet's Payback and Other Chilling Tales (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Don't Give Up the Ghost(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting in(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

If You Like Mary Downing Hahn Books, You’ll Love…

Mary Downing Hahn Synopses: The Sara Summer is a standalone children’s novel by Mary Downing Hahn. Now taller than anyone in her sixth grade class, Emily is made fun of by the other kids until new girl Sara comes to town – even taller than Emily and refusing to let anyone tell her how to feel.

The Time of the Witch is a children’s fantasy novel by Mary Downing Hahn. Twelve-year-old Laura Adams naively tells Maude Blackthorne – a known witch – that she wishes her parents would get back together. When Maude agrees to help her, Laura does not suspect that the old crone has her own personal agenda against the Adams family.

The Old Willis Place is a children’s horror novel by Mary Downing Hahn. Diana and her little brother Georgie have been living in the woods behind the old Willis place, a decaying Victorian mansion, for what already seems like forever. They aren’t allowed to leave the property or show themselves to anyone. But when a new caretaker comes to live there with his young daughter, Lissa, Diana is tempted to break the mysterious rules they live by and reveal herself so she can finally have a friend. Somehow, Diana must get Lissa’s help if she and Georgie ever hope to release themselves from the secret that has bound them to the old Willis place for so long.

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