Mary Jo Hamrick
Award-winning journalist, photographer and novelist.
Middle Grade Books
The Watching Wilhelmina Series
The adventures of 12-year-old Wilhelmina O'Meara and her service dog Daisy.
Watching Wilhelmina Book 1: Discovering Daisy.
Tweens discover a rebellious dog's superpower and try to transform her into a service dog.
The Francesca the Fabulous Series
Ivy Donovan and her standard poodle Francesca solve mysteries in the state park.
Francesca the Fabulous Book 1: The Mystery of Fatima's Fugue.
Four friends enter an old woman's fading memory to save a lost dog.
Wolf Dog Series
The adventures of Mika and her Wolfdog Nahla.
Wolf Dog: Saving Nahla. Book 1
After a stray dog saves her life, Mika finds herself in a fight to save the misunderstood dog.
Tiger Dog Series
The adventures of Aimi and her Kai Ken Tora.
Tiger Dog: Rescuing Tora. Book 1
A puppy with a mysterious illness links Aimi to her past and her future.
Tiger Dog: Return to Japan. Book 2
Aimi and Tora go to Japan in search of family.
The Shetland Sheepdog who inspired the Watching Wilhelmina series.
Backyard Photo Booth Series
When a state park is your backyard, there's no telling who might show up to have their photo taken. Join Ivy Donovan and her Poodle Francesca as they capture the images and stories of creatures large and small in their backyard photo booth. Each book features a different animal.