Young Adult series
- Acorna (MB)
- *The Unicorn Girl (JLN et al.;
*not authored by McCaffrey)
- Acorna's Quest (MB)
- Acorna's People (EAS)
- Acorna's World (EAS)
- Acorna's Search (EAS)
- Acorna's Rebels (EAS)
- Acorna's Triumph (EAS)
Warning: Acorna's Children (EAS)
- Second Wave: Acorna's Children (EAS)
- Third Watch: Acorna's Children (EAS)
- The Coelura
- Nimisha's Ship
Books are independent, except for the
numbered sets. The Ship Who Sang is composed in
part of previously published short stories as noted
- 1. The Ship Who Sang
- "The Ship Who Sang"
- "She Ship Who Mourned"
- "The Ship Who Killed"
- "Dramatic Mission"
- "The Ship Who Disappeared"
- 2. "Honeymoon"
- 3. "The Ship Who Returned"
- Partnership (MB)
- The Ship Who Searched (ML)
- 1. The City Who Fought (SMS)
- 2. *The Ship Avenged (SMS only)
- 1. The Ship Who Won (JLN)
- 2. *The Ship Errant (JLN only)
Brain Ships (Partnership and The Ship Who Searched)
The City and the Ship (The City Who Fought and The Ship
The Ship Who Saved the Worlds (The Ship Who Won and The
Crystal Singer is composed in part of
previously published short stories as noted below.
- Crystal Singer
- "Prelude to a Crystal Song"
- "Milekey Mountain"
- "Killashandra - Crystalsinger"
- "Killashandra - Coda and Finale"
- Crystal Line
The Crystal Singer Triliogy (Crystal Singer,
Killashandra, and Crystal Line)
Dinosaur Planet / Planet Pirates
- Dinosaur Planet
- Dinosaur Planet Survivors (UK: The Survivors)
- The Death of Sleep (JLN)
- Sassinak (EM)
- Generation Warriors (EM)
The Ireta Adventure (aka The Mystery of Ireta: Dinosaur
Planet and Dinosaur Planet Survivors)
The Planet Pirates (The Death of Sleep, Sassinak, and
- Decision at Doona
- Crisis on Doona (JLN)
- Treaty at Doona (UK: Treaty
Doona (Crisis on Doona, Treaty at Doona)
- An Exchange of Gifts
- No One Noticed the Cat
- If Wishes Were Horses
- "The Quest of a Sensible Man"
Freedom's Landing is an expansion of a
previously published short story as noted below.
- Freedom's Landing
- Freedom's Choice
- Freedom's Challenge
- Freedom's Ransom
Several of the Pern books include
previously published stories or are anthologies of short
stories, as noted below.
- The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall
- "The Survey: P.E.R.N.c"
- "The Dolphin's Bell"
- "The Ford of Red Hanrahan"
- "The Second Weyr"
- "Rescue Run"
- Dragonseye (UK: Red Star Rising)
- "Ever the Twain"
- Dragon's Kin (TM)
- Dragon's Fire (TM)
- Dragonsblood (TM only)
- Dragon Harper (TM)
- Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern
- Nerilka's Story
- "Beyond Between"
- The Masterharper of Pern
- "Weyr Search"
- "Runner of Pern"
- "The Impression" (JLN)
- "The Smallest Dragonboy"
- The White Dragon
- A Time When
- "The Girl Who Heard Dragons"
- Renegades of Pern
- All the Weyrs of Pern
- The Dolphins of Pern
- The Skies of Pern
The Anthology A Gift of Dragons is
comprised of "Ever the Twain", "Runner of Pern", "The
Smallest Dragonboy", and "The Girl Who Heard Dragons".
As these stories are chronologically diverse they are
listed individually above and A Gift of Dragons is not
found on the list.
The Dragonriders of Pern (Dragonflight, Dragonquest, The
The Harper Hall of Pern (Dragonsong, Dragonsinger,
On Dragonwings (Dragonsdawn, Dragonseye, Moreta)
Companion books and supplemental
materials not authored by Anne McCaffrey:
The Dragonlover's Guide to Pern (JLN)
The Atlas of Pern (KWF)
The People of Pern (RW)
- Original Series
- Powers That Be (EAS)
- Power Lines (EAS)
- Power Play (EAS)
- Twins of Petaybee
- Changelings (EAS)
- Maelistrom (EAS)
- Deluge (EAS)
- The Mark of Merlin
- Ring of Fear
- The Kilternan Legacy
- Stitch in Snow
- The Year of the Lucy
- The Lady (UK: The Carradyne
Three Gothic Novels (aka Three Women: The Mark of
Merlin, Ring of Fear, Kilternan Legacy)
The Talent series is composed of two
sub-series as indicated. Several of the novels are
composed in part of previously published short stories
or are anthologies of short stories,
as noted below.
- To Ride Pegasus
- "A Womanly Talent"
- "A Bridle For Pegasus"
- "To Ride Pegasus"
- Pegasus in Flight
- Pegasus in Space
- The Tower and the Hive
- The Rowan
- Damia's Children
- Lyon's Pride
- The Tower and the Hive
The Wings of Pegasus (To Ride Pegasus, Pegasus in
Non-Series Novels, Cross-Series Omnibus Editions,
Anthologies, and Edited Works
- Black Horses for the King
- A Diversity of Dragons
- The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey (Restoree,
Decision at Doona, The Ship Who Sang)
- Nerilka's Story and The Coelura (Nerilka's
Story, The Coelura)
- Get Off the Unicorn
- The Girl Who Heard Dragons
- Alchemy &Academe
- Cooking Out of This World
- Serve it Forth