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Nixon, Joan Lowery

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,154 publications in 11 languages and 93,359 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Young adult works  Biography  Horror tales  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N65, FIC
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A family apart by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,754 WorldCat member 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 )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,106 WorldCat member 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 secrets one of which may be murder
In the face of danger by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member 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
Nightmare by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 2,028 WorldCat member 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
A place to belong by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1860, having traveled with his young sister from New York to a foster home on a farm near St. Joseph, Missouri, ten-year-old Danny plots to get his newly-widowed foster father to send for and marry his mother
The other side of dark by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,850 WorldCat member 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 dangerous promise by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member 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 kidnapping of Christina Lattimore by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and Swedish and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl is kidnapped, but when freed, is accused of masterminding the scheme to extort money from her wealthy grandmother
Whispers from the dead by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member 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 haunting by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member 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
Search for the shadowman by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,412 WorldCat member 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 dark and deadly pool by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member 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
The séance by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The séance started as a game, but it led to murder and terror for the people of a small east Texas community
Shadowmaker by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member 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
A candidate for murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary finds her life in danger when she uncovers a plot to sabotage her father's political campaign for governor of Texas
Keeping secrets by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1863, eleven-year-old Peg Kelly is drawn into the dangerous activities of a mysterious young woman who had come to her home in Missouri after fleeing the raid of William Quantrill and his raiders on Lawrence, Kansas
The weekend was murder! by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member 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. Sequel to "The Dark and Deadly Pool."
The name of the game was murder by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member 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 )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member 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
The stalker by Joan Lowery Nixon( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her best friend is accused of murder, seventeen-year-old Jennifer is determined to prove her innocence by finding the real culprit
 
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Alternative Names
Joan Lowery Nixon American children's writer and journalist

Joan Lowery Nixon Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-2003)

Joan Lowery Nixon auteur de livres pour enfants

Lowery Nixon Joan

Lowery Nixon, Joan 1927-

Lowery Nixon, Joan 1927-2003

Nixon, J.

Nixon, Joan L.

Nixon, Joan L. 1927-

ジョーン・ラウリー・ニクソン

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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Caught in the actIn the face of dangerNightmareA place to belongThe other side of darkA dangerous promiseThe kidnapping of Christina LattimoreWhispers from the dead