Mary Logue

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Mary Logue

Mary Logue

Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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Mary Logue


Mary Logue is an award-winning poet and mystery writer and has translated twenty-eight books for children from French into English. Her first children's picture book, Sleep Like a Tiger, was published in the fall of 2012 and named a School Library Journal "star." She has published ten adult mysteries; four collections of poetry for adults; one novel for young adults - Dancing With an Alien, which made several "Best" lists, including ALA Best Book for Young Adults and the New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age; multiple books of nonfiction for young readers; and mysteries for young adults. She and her husband, Pete Hautman, co-authored the Bloodwater mystery series for 10-14 year olds. The first book of that series, Snatched, was recently nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award. Mary worked as an editor in children's publishing for many years and has taught writing at Hamline University and at The Loft Literary Center. She is also an avid rug hooker. She lives in Minneapolis and Wisconsin.


Claire Watkins Mysteries
from Tyrus Books

Lake of Tears
Frozen Stiff
Point No Point
Maiden Rock
Poison Heart
Bone Harvest
Glare Ice
Dark Coulee
Blood Country

Bloodwater Mysteries
with Pete Hautman, from Puffin Books

Skullduggery Snatched


Dancing With an Alien

Trust: The Story of Hellen Keller
Child's World

Fantasy: The Story of Walt Disney
Child's World

Forgiveness: The Story of Mahatma Gandhi
Child's World

Love: The Story of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Child's World

The Haunting of Hunter House
Child's World

The Missing Statue of Minnehaha
Child's World

Still Explosion: A Laura Malloy Mystery
Seal Press

Red Lake of the Heart


Sleep Like a Tiger
HMH Books for Young Readers


Hand Work
Mid List Press

Meticulous Attachment
Mid List Press

Settling Mid
List Press

Discriminating Evidence
Mid List Press


Courthouses of Minnesota
Minnesota Historical Society Press

Halfway Home: A Granddaughter's Biography
Minnesota Historical Society Press

A House in the Country
Midnight Paper Sales

Faculty Accomplishments