Born in CA; daughter of a high school teacher. Education: Earned M.A. (counseling and guidance).
Writer and social worker. Department of Veteran Affairs, lead administrator for outpatient medical clinics. Has also worked as a teen model and a giant cartoon rat.
My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, Wendy Lamb Books (New York, NY), 2005.
The One Where the Kid Nearly Jumps to His Death and Lands in California, Razorbill/Penguin (New York, NY), 2007.
Biographical and Critical Sources
Kirkus Reviews, April 15, 2005, review of My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, p. 475.
School Library Journal, June, 2005, Amanda Rose Conover, review of My Big Sister Is So Bossy: She Says You Can't Read This Book, p. 160.
Mary Hershey Home Page,http://www.maryhershey.com (September 10, 2006).