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Nixon, Joan Lowery

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Works: 410 works in 1,142 publications in 1 language and 103,030 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PZ7.N65, [FIC]
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Publications about Joan Lowery Nixon
Publications by Joan Lowery Nixon
Publications by Joan Lowery Nixon, published posthumously.
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A family apart by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,989 libraries worldwide
When their widowed mother can no longer support them, six siblings are sent on the orphan train by the Children's Aid Society of New York City to live with farm families in Missouri in 1860
Caught in the act by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,273 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Michael Patrick Kelly from New York City is sent to a foster home, a Missouri farm with a sadistic owner, a bullying son, and a number of secrets, one of which may be murder
Nightmare by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,265 libraries worldwide
Emily is sent to a camp for underachievers where she discovers a murderer on the staff who might provide an explanation for her recurring nightmares
In the face of danger by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,240 libraries worldwide
Deeply unhappy about the separation of her family because of poverty, twelve-year-old Megan gradually finds contentment and purpose in her new home on the Kansas prairie with a kind and loving adopted family
The other side of dark by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Stacy awakens from a four-year coma ready to identify, locate, and prosecute the young man who murdered her mother and wounded her
A place to belong by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,099 libraries worldwide
In 1856, having traveled with his young sister from New York to a foster home on a farm in Missouri, 10-year-old Danny plots to get his foster father to send for and marry his mother
A dangerous promise by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,768 libraries worldwide
In 1861, while living with his foster parents at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, twelve-year-old Mike Kelly and his best friend Todd Blakely join the Union army as drummer boys but their dreams of glory end when they experience the full horrors of war at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in Missouri
The haunting by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
When her mother inherits an old plantation house in the Louisiana countryside, fifteen-year-old Lia seeks to rid it of the evil spirit that haunts it
Whispers from the dead by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,719 libraries worldwide
After making contact with the spirit world during a near-death experience, Sarah moves to Houston with her parents and receives otherworldly messages about a murder committed in her house
The kidnapping of Christina Lattimore by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl is kidnapped, but when freed, is accused of masterminding the scheme to extort money from her wealthy grandmother
The dark and deadly pool by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,664 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Mary Elizabeth's summer job at an expensive health club turns out to be more exciting than she bargained for when a series of mysterious events culminate in murder
Search for the shadowman by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
While working on a genealogy project for his seventh grade history class, Andy Bonner becomes determined to solve the mystery surrounding a distant relative who was accused of stealing the family fortune
The weekend was murder! by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Liz's summer job with an expensive hotel involves her in a staged murder mystery weekend and a real murder. Mary Elizabeth can't wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer and a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths. Mary Elizabeth's role is to discover "the body" in Room 1927, which is supposed to be haunted. But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 1927
The séance by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
The séance started as a game, but it led to murder and terror for the people of a small east Texas community
A candidate for murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,527 libraries worldwide
Cary finds her life in danger when she uncovers a plot to sabotage her father's political campaign for governor of Texas
Shadowmaker by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,526 libraries worldwide
Soon after she and her mother come to the small Texas town of Kluney and experience a series of menacing events, Katie begins to suspect that there is something sinister going on
The name of the game was murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
When she visits her great-uncle, a successful and self-centered author, at his fortress-like home on Catalina Island, fifteen-year-old Samantha becomes involved in his manipulative game that leads to murder
Secret, silent screams by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
A high school senior is convinced her friend Barry did not commit suicide but was a murder victim, and she endangers her own life to prove it. Suggested level: secondary
Keeping secrets by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
In 1863, eleven-year-old Peg Kelly is drawn into the dangerous activities of a mysterious young woman who takes refuge with the Kelly family in Missouri after fleeing the attack on Lawrence, Kansas, by William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders
Murdered, my sweet by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
Jenny and her mother hunt a killer while fearing for their own safety, after the reading of their millionaire cousin's will leads to the murder of another cousin
 
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Alternative Names
Lowery Nixon, Joan
Lowery Nixon, Joan 1927-
Lowery Nixon, Joan, 1927-2003
Nixon, J.
Nixon, Joan L. 1927-
ニクソン, ジョーン・ラウリー
ニクソン, ジョーン・ローリー
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English (309)
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