Bibliography

The following is a bibliography of the books of Wil Mara as of January 2016.

FICTION

FOR ADULTS—

  • The Nevada Testament (release date TBA)
  • Fallout (Macmillan Publishing, release date TBA)
  • Frame 232 (Tyndale House Publishers, July 2013)
  • The Gemini Virus (Macmillan Publishing, October 2012)
  • The Cut (St. Martin’s Press, October 2007)
  • The Draft (St. Martin’s Press, October 2006)
  • Wave (Plexus Publishing, May 2005)

FOR YOUNG READERS—

Ages 10-14—

  • The Boxcar Children # 109: The Rock ‘n Roll Mystery (Albert Whitman and Company, November 2006)
  • The Boxcar Children # 106: The Vanishing Passenger (Albert Whitman and Company, March 2006)
  • The Boxcar Children Special # 15: The Honeybee Mystery (Albert Whitman and Company, September 2000)
  • The Boxcar Children # 74: The Poison Frog Mystery (Albert Whitman and Company, January 2000)
  • The Boxcar Children # 70: The Mystery of the Pirate’s Map (Albert Whitman and Company, May 1999)
  • What’s Up With the New Principal? (Troll Associates, January 1999)

Ages 4-8—

  • The Frog in the Pond and Other Animal Stories (‘Rookie Reader Treasuries’ compilation / Scholastic, September 2008)
  • Quite Enough Hot Dogs and Other Silly Stories (‘Rookie Reader Treasuries’ compilation / Scholastic, September 2008)
  • Quite Enough Hot Dogs (‘Rookie Readers’ series / Scholastic, March 2007)
  • The Frog in the Pond (‘Rookie Readers’ series / Scholastic, March 2007)

NONFICTION

BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUNG READERS—

Ages 12-16—

  • Steven Spielberg (‘Great Filmmakers’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • James Cameron (‘Great Filmmakers’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Peter Jackson (‘Great Filmmakers’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Clint Eastwood (‘Great Filmmakers’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Harry S. Truman (‘Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)
  • James Garfield (‘Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower (‘Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)
  • John F. Kennedy (‘Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)
  • Gerald Ford (Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)
  • John Adams (Presidents and Their Times’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2008)
  • Dian Fossey: Among the Gorillas (‘Great Life Stories’ series / Scholastic, March 2004)
  • Thurgood Marshall: Champion for Civil Rights (‘Great Life Stories’ series / Scholastic, March 2004)

Ages 4-8—

  • Anne Frank (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2016)
  • Oprah Winfrey (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2016)
  • Paul Revere (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2015)
  • Rosa Park (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2014)
  • Benjamin Franklin (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2014)
  • Abraham Lincoln (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, February 2014)
  • Amelia Earhart (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, February 2014)
  • Jackie Robinson (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, February 2014)
  • George Washington (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, January 2013)
  • Harriet Tubman (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, January 2013)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. (Revised Edition) (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, January 2013)
  • Abraham Lincoln (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Alexander Graham Bell (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Amelia Earhart (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Anne Frank (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2006)
  • Benjamin Franklin (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Betsy Ross (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2006)
  • Clara Barton (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Colin Powell (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2004)
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, August 2004)
  • George W. Bush (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2003)
  • George Washington (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Harriet Tubman (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Henry Ford (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2004)
  • Jackie Robinson (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • John Muir (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Laura Bush (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2003)
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, December 2003)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2003)
  • Oprah Winfrey (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2005)
  • Paul Revere (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2005)
  • Roberto Clemente (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2005)
  • Ronald Reagan (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2006)
  • Rosa Parks (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, March 2004)
  • Rudy Giuliani (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2003)
  • Stephen Spielberg (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2005)
  • Theodore Roosevelt (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2006)
  • Thomas Edison (‘Rookie Biographies’ series / Scholastic, September 2004)

SCIENCE FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • From Gecko Toes to…Adhesive Tape (‘21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Innovations from Nature’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2014)
  • From Cats’ Eyes to…Reflectors (‘21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Innovations from Nature’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)
  • From Kingfishers to…Bullet Trains (‘21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Innovations from Nature’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)
  • From Locusts to…Automobile Anti-Collision Systems (‘21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Innovations from Nature’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)
  • From Sharks to…Swimsuits (‘21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Innovations from Nature’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)
  • Why Does It Rain? (‘Tell Me Why, Tell Me How’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)
  • Why Do Volcanoes Erupt? (‘Tell Me Why, Tell Me How’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)
  • How Do Earthquakes Happen? (‘Tell Me Why, Tell Me How’ series / Marshall Cavendish, October 2010)
  • How Do Waves Form? (‘Tell Me Why, Tell Me How’ series / Marshall Cavendish, October 2010)
  • Why is the Sky Blue? (‘Tell Me Why, Tell Me How’ series / Marshall Cavendish, October 2006)

SAFETY FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • What Should I Do? If a Stranger Comes Near (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? At the Pool (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? If I See a Stray Animal (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? If There is a Fire (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? In the Car (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? Near a Busy Street (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? On My Bike (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)
  • What Should I Do? On the Playground (‘Community Connections: What Should I Do?’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2011)

CULTURES FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • Myanmar (‘Enchantment of the World’ series / Scholastic, February 2016)
  • Singapore (‘Enchantment of the World’ series / Scholastic, February 2016)
  • Poland (‘Enchantment of the World’ series / Scholastic, September 2014)
  • People’s Republic of China (‘Enchantment of the World’ series / Scholastic, September 2011)
  • Iran (‘Discovering Cultures’ series / Marshall Cavendish, October 2006)
  • Haiti (‘Discovering Cultures’ series / Marshall Cavendish, October 2006)
  • Cuba (‘Countries of the World’ series / Capstone Press, 1998)

HISTORY FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Scholastic, September 2015)
  • The Gunsmith (‘People of Colonial America’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2013)
  • The Innkeeper (‘People of Colonial America’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2010)
  • The Silversmith (‘People of Colonial America’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2010)
  • The Farmer (‘People of Colonial America’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2010)
  • The Schoolmaster (‘People of Colonial America’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2010)
  • Romans (‘Technologies of the Ancients’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)
  • Mesopotamians (‘Technologies of the Ancients’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)

GEOGRAPHY FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • The Four Oceans (‘Rookie Read-About Geography’ seres / Scholastic, 2004)
  • The Seven Continents (‘Rookie Read-About Geography’ seres / Scholastic, 2004)

CAREERS FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • Software Development (‘Calling All Innovators’ series / Scholastic, February 2016)
  • Cyber Cop (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, September 2015)
  • FBI Special Agent (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, September 2015)
  • Sound Engineer (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, September 2015)
  • Robotics Engineer (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, February 2015)
  • Deep-Sea Exploration (‘Calling All Innovators’ series / Scholastic, February 2015)
  • Robotics (‘Calling All Innovators’ series / Scholastic, February 2015)
  • Hazmat Removal Worker (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, February 2015)
  • Petroleum Engineer (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, February 2015)
  • Smokejumper (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, February 2015)
  • Space Exploration (‘Calling All Innovators’ series / Scholastic, September 2014)
  • Information Security Analyst (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, January 2013)
  • Wind Turbine Service Technician (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Stem Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, January 2013)
  • Helicopter Crew Chief (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Military Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)
  • Motor Transport Operator (‘21st Century Skills Library: Cool Military Careers’ series / Cherry Lake, August 2012)

SPORTS FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • Extreme Motocross! (‘Sports on the Edge’ series / Cavendish Square, September 2014)
  • Gymnastics (‘Rookie Read-About Sports’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Soccer (‘Rookie Read-About Sports’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Tee Ball (‘Rookie Read-About Sports’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Extreme BMX! (‘Sports on the Edge’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2011)
  • Pro Stock Car Racing (‘Motorsports’ series / Capstone Press, 1998)
  • Snowmobile Racing (‘Motorsports’ series / Capstone Press, 1998)

ANIMAL / NATURE FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • Bluejays (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Woodpeckers (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Cardinals (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Robins (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, August 2014)
  • Rabbits (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, September 2014)
  • Bats (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, September 2014)
  • Owls (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, September 2014)
  • Deer (‘Backyard Safari’ series / Cavendish Square, September 2014)
  • Apatosaurus (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Oviraptor (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Stegosaurus (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Triceratops (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Velociraptor (‘Rookie Read-About Dinosaurs’ series / Scholastic, March 2012)
  • Coyotes (‘Animals, Animals’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2008)
  • Deer (‘Animals, Animals’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2008)
  • Ducks (‘Animals, Animals’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2008)
  • Beavers (‘Animals, Animals’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2007)
  • Otters (‘Animals, Animals’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2007)
  • The Fragile Frog (Albert Whitman and Company, 1996)
  • Anoles (Capstone Press, 1996)
  • Chameleons (Capstone Press, 1996)
  • Geckos (Capstone Press, 1996)
  • Iguanas (Capstone Press, 1996)

MISCELLANEOUS NONFICTION FOR YOUNG READERS—

  • Cybercriminals (‘True Books’ series / Scholastic, February 2016)
  • American Entrepreneurship (‘True Books’ series / Scholastic, September 2013)
  • Sam Walton: The Man Who Invented Walmart (‘True Books’ series / Scholastic, September 2013)
  • Trucks (‘National Geographic Readers’ series / National Geographic, September 2009)
  • The Clock (‘Inventions That Changed the World’ series / Scholastic, March 2006)

SOCIAL ISSUES FOR OLDER CHILDREN—

  • The Tiananmen Square Massacre (‘Cornerstones of Freedom’ series / Scholastic, September 2013)
  • Environmental Protection (‘Cornerstones of Freedom’ series / Scholastic, January 2013)
  • The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster of 1986 (‘Perspectives On…’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2010)
  • Civil Unrest in the 1960s: Riots and Their Aftermath (‘Perspectives On…’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)
  • Kristallnacht: Nazi Persecution of the Jews in Europe (‘Perspectives On…’ series / Marshall Cavendish, September 2009)

HERPETOCULTURE—

  • Water Snakes of North America (TFH Publications, 1996)
  • Desert Snakes (TFH Publications, 1996)
  • Turtles as a Hobby (TFH Publications, 1996)
  • Green Snakes (TFH Publications, 1996)
  • Box Turtles: Their Care and Breeding (written as Jordan Patterson / TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Red-eared Sliders (written as Jordan Patterson / TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Breeding and Keeping Frogs and Toads (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Racers, Whipsnakes, and Indigos (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Milk Snakes (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Garter and Ribbon Snakes (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Pine Snakes (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Newts (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Green Iguanas: A Complete Authoritative Guide (co-authored with John Coborn / TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Map Turtles and Diamondback Terrapins (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • A Basic Book of Amphibians: Look and Learn (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • A Basic Book of Snakes: Look and Learn (TFH Publications, 1995)
  • A Basic Book of Turtles: Look and Learn (written as Jordan Patterson / TFH Publications, 1995)
  • Venomous Snakes of the World (TFH Publications, 1992)
  • Bull, Pine, and Gopher Snakes, with Notes on Related Species (TFH Publications, 1991)

MISCELLANEOUS NONFICTION FOR ADULTS—

  • Cubans: The Ultimate Cigars (Lyons Press, 1998)