Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade (March 23, 1860 – 1936) was an American writer. Born Mary Hazelton Blanchard in Charlestown, Massachusetts, daughter of Charles Hentry and Caroline Cecilia Blanchard, she was educated at a high school Malden then received further education by private tutors. In 1877 she began working as a teacher. On November 14, 1882, she was married to Louis Francis Wade. Mary became a prolific author, particularly of children's fiction.