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Elizabeth McDavid Jones is an author for American Girl.


Mrs. Jones was born November 23, 1958, in South Carolina and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina as a child. She graduated from East Carolina University and started a career in social work. When Ms. Jones earned a master's degree in literature in 1996, she changed her career to university literature. During this period, she started to write children's books and wrote five total mystery books for American Girl in the Historical Character Mysteries and History Mysteries series, including all three of Felicity's mysteries.

She at one point lived in Greenville, North Carolina, with her husband and five children; by 2007 she had moved to central Virginia.

American Girl Books[]

Historical Character Mysteries[]

History Mysteries[]

Other American Girl Publications[]

  • Poppy: A Play

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