The Chick that couldn't Scratch
About Mary Jean Kelso (Fredericksburg, Virginia Author)
Mary Jean Kelso is a multi-genre author who has nearly 30 books in print. She writes children's illustrated books, tween books, young adult and adult novels. With a background of journalism, Kelso incorporates historic sites in much of her work.
A descendant of an Alamo Defender, Kelso is strong on history, genealogy and preserving the early West in her writing.
Kelso is a member of Made in Nevada, The Alamo Defenders Descendants Association, The Alamo Society, The Daughers of the Republic of Texas (Cynthia Overton Chapter named after her 2nd Great Grandmother) and The Daughters of the American Revolution.