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Joan Lowery Nixon Association Copies

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The Independent Online Booksellers Association defines an association copy as a book once belonging to the author, or signed or annotated by the author to someone closely associated with the author of the book or the book itself in some way. Also, a book inscribed by its author to a famous person, or owned by someone of interest. We have for sale here a collection of signed children's books formerly in four-time Edgar winner Joan Lowery Nixon's private collection of signed books from fellow authors. All the books have been signed or inscribed to the late Ms. Nixon or to her and her husband.

Children's Books:Joan Lowery Nixon Association Copies

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Save Sirrushany! Also Agotha, Princess Gwyn, and All the Fearsome Beasts, Baker, Betty
1 Baker, Betty
Save Sirrushany! Also Agotha, Princess Gwyn, and All the Fearsome Beasts
New York: Macmillan: 1978: 002708230X / 9780027082302: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Fine: Assocaition Copy: Eric Ingraham: SIGNED: Top edge only of boards worn, possibly from inscet damage. Rest of the book is fine. Story of a young girl on a quest to save the impoverishe kingdom of Sirrushany. A fast-paced plot that gently spoofs traditional fantasies. 134 pages with a fold-out map. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan Nixon, who's encountered a few dragons herself. Betty Baker 6/26/90." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07530: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Midnight Hour Encores, Brooks, Bruce
2 Brooks, Bruce
Midnight Hour Encores
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1986: 0060207094 / 9780060207090: 4th Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: A 16-year-old girl (Sib), who is a cello-playing musical prodigy, seeks her mother, who abandoned her at birth during the 1960s. Her father takes her to San Francisco in a Volkswagen minibus, providing a Sixties retrospective with music and stories from the era, hoping to give her some perspective on the times in which she was born as well as the mindset of her mother at the time. With expectations of an appalling hippie-mom, both Sib and her father are in for a surprise. 263 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan- With friendship & appreciation for your work & company. Bruce. 9/19/91." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07541: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Dead Man in Catfish Bay, Christian, Mary Blount
3 Christian, Mary Blount
Dead Man in Catfish Bay
Niles, Illinois: Albert Whitman & Company: 1985: 0807515221 / 9780807515228: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Light edge wear. A teenager visiting Catfish Bay gets caught in the middle of the turmoil between local and Vietnamese refugee fishermen that leads to violence and murder. 136 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To my dear friend Joan Lowery Nixon with oodles of affection. Love, Mary Blount Christian, April 1985." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07543: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Sebastian, Super Sleuth, Christian, Mary Blount
4 Christian, Mary Blount
Sebastian, Super Sleuth
Chicago: J. Philip O'Hara, Inc.: 1974: 0879552085 / 9780879552084: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Association Copy: Lois Axeman: SIGNED: A trace of wear to the book. The jacket has a bit more with a small tear on the rear panel at the head of the spine and a small amount of paper loss on the rear panel, probably from a sticker removal. A dog, Sebastian, and his master, Detective John Quincy Jones, search for a missing robot. Forty-nine pages plus a page of brief bios for the author and illustrator. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "June 1974, To Joan- whose success is so deserved. With love- Mary Blount Christian." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07525: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Swamp Monsters, Christian, Mary Blount
5 Christian, Mary Blount
Swamp Monsters
Dial Press: 1983: 0803776160 / 9780803776166: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Association Copy: Marc Brown: SIGNED: A Dial easy-to-read book, Dial Library Edition sticker across the spine, but NOT a library copy. Light shelf wear and edge wear to jacket. A duo of young swamp monsters who are convinced that children are make-believe find themselves in a school with real children and a substitute teacher. 48 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Joan Lowery Nixon / Love to a fellow swamp monster from/ Mary Blount Christian / April 1983." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07522: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The Devil Take You, Barnabas Beane, Christian, Mary Blount
6 Christian, Mary Blount
The Devil Take You, Barnabas Beane
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell: 1980: 0690039972 / 9780690039979: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Anne Burgess: SIGNED: Edge wear to jacket--a few tiny tears and some rubbing. Forty-four pages. Warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07513: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
The Lucky Man, Christian, Mary Blount
7 Christian, Mary Blount
The Lucky Man
New York: Macmillan: 1979: 0027182703 / 9780027182705: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Glen Rounds: SIGNED: Bumping to lower corners. Tight, firm binding. 61 pages, plus author and illustrator bio. Warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon, on the front free endpaper. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07512: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
The Mysterious Case Case, Christian, Mary Blount
8 Christian, Mary Blount
The Mysterious Case Case
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1985: 0525442170 / 9780525442172: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: Ellen Eagle: SIGNED: Boy detectives Fenton and Gerald and their rival, Mae Donna, tangle with a bank robber. 48 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon, as a continuance of the dedication on the dedication page: "...and especially to Joan Lowery Nixon, a dear friend. Love, Mary Blount Christian. Nov. 1985," Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07539: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Weasel, DeFelice, Cynthia
9 DeFelice, Cynthia
Weasel
New York: Macmillan: 1990: 0027264572 / 9780027264579: Third Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Set in frontier Ohio in 1839, 11-year-old Nathan comes face-to-face with evil, a man the Shawnee Indians call Weasel. 121 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan Lowery Nixon, With warmest wishes from a fan, Cynthia DeFelice (Watch out for Weasel!) May 1991." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07529: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Show Me the Evidence, Ferguson, Alane
10 Ferguson, Alane
Show Me the Evidence
New York: Bradbury Press: 1989: 0027345211 / 9780027345216: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Slightly bumped lower corners and a trace of edge wear to the jacket. When, after a bizarre series of events, her best friend is accused of murdering her own baby brother and two other babies, Lauren, convinced of her friend's innocence, joins her in trying to solve the mystery and find evidence to clear her name. 164 pages. The author's debut novel, also and Edgar award winner for 1990. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "4/27/90 To Joan Lowery Nixon, A star that shines light on the rest of us, All the very best, Alane Ferguson." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07536: 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Stardust, Ferguson, Alane
11 Ferguson, Alane
Stardust
New York: Bradbury Press: 1993: 0027345270 / 9780027345278: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: An 11-year-old girl's acting career comes to an end and she assumes her popular television character's personality so her new classmates will like her. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "6/12/93 - For Joan Lowery Nixon, It was a joy to meet you! Thank you so much for a marvelous evening! Love, Alane Ferguson." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07540: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Secret of the Viking Dagger, Foster, Scarlett Ryan
12 Foster, Scarlett Ryan
Secret of the Viking Dagger
San Antonio: Langmarc Publishing: 1997: 1880292564 / 9781880292563: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket: Association Copy: Andrea Hernandez: SIGNED: Historical/time-travel novel in which two boys find a Viking dagger and are transported to 10th century Norway. 131 pages, plus a Glossary of terms organized by chapter, Additional Sources, and Suggested Activities. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Ms. Nixon: To one of my favorite authors! May you enjoy my writing as much as I enjoy yours. Scarlett Ryan Foster, 9/6/97." Joan with all good wishes. Dee Marvine, 10/11/97." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07527: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid, Gorman, Carol
13 Gorman, Carol
Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid
Boston: Houghton Mifflin: 1987: 0395418542 / 9780395418543: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: Association Copy: SIGNED: Light edge wear to jacket. Convinced that the fatal accident she witnessed at the basketball game was not accidental, thirteen-year-old Chelsey, a paraplegic, and her unusual friend Jack join forces to prove it was a deliberate murder. 110 pages. Jacket design by Paul Mock. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Joan Lowery Nixon / From and admirer of your work / Carol Gorman." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07521: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Dork in Disguise, Gorman, Carol
14 Gorman, Carol
Dork in Disguise
New York: Harpercollins Childrens Books: 1999: 0060248661 / 9780060248666: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: To my dear friend Joan ~ Thank you so much for all your support! Love, Carol, September 10, 1999." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07534: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Dork on the Run, Gorman, Carol
15 Gorman, Carol
Dork on the Run
New York: Harpercollins Childrens Books: 2002: 0060294094 / 9780060294090: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For my dear friends Joan and Nick, with love, Carol. Carol Gorman, August 7, 2002." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07533: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Beardance, Hobbs, Will
16 Hobbs, Will
Beardance
New York: Atheneum: 1993: 0689318677 / 9780689318672: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Assocaition Copy: SIGNED: Sequel to Bearstone. A Ute Indian boy accompanies an elderly rancher into the San Juan Mountains, rescues two orphaned grizzly bears and completes his spirit mission. 197 pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "To Joan and Nick, I hope you enjoy the view from the window, Will Hobbs, 7/21/93." A note to the Lowerys, with the authors bear logo stamp, is tipped in at the half-title page to accompany his inscription. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07537: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Coyote Tales: How the Sandbur Came to West Texas, Johnson, Frances Agnes
17 Johnson, Frances Agnes
Coyote Tales: How the Sandbur Came to West Texas
Austin, Texas: Eakin Press: 1992: 0890158665 / 9780890158661: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket: Assocaition Copy: Jackie Gulledge Zweiger: SIGNED: Laminated pictorial covers. Author and illustrator bios on the rear cover. Convinced of his own power, Coyote assures the stars that he will be able to return them to the heavens after their visit to West Texas. Twenty-eight pages. Signed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "October 4, 1997, Happy Coyote Tales to Joan Lowery Nixon, Dr. Frances Agnes Johnson." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors See our other listings from this collection.: 07535: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Last Chance, Marvine, Dee
18 Marvine, Dee
Last Chance
New York: Doubleday: 1993: 038546794X / 9780385467940: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Association Copy: SIGNED: She finds him, they marry, and try to settle down in a Montana mining town. Things don't go as she had planned, but a "last chance" turns up, enabling her to find what she really wants. 183 pages. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon: "For Joan with all good wishes. Dee Marvine, 10/11/97." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07526: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Einstein Anderson Makes Up for Lost Time, Simon, Seymour
19 Simon, Seymour
Einstein Anderson Makes Up for Lost Time
New York: Viking Press: 1981: 067029067X / 9780670290673: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket (as issued): Association Copy: Fred Winkowski: SIGNED: Tiny mark on the fore-edge of the page block, else a fine, clean copy. Inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon. Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07520: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Becky and the Bear, Van Woerkom, Dorothy
20 Van Woerkom, Dorothy
Becky and the Bear
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1975: 0399609245 / 9780399609244: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Association Copy: Margot Tomes: SIGNED: Dust jacket wear--a few tiny edge tears and light rubbing. Forty-five pages, plus a brief bio page for the author and illustrator. A young girl in colonial Maine has an encounter with a bear and comes up with a creative solution to deal with it. Warmly inscribed by the author to fellow children's author, and four-time Edgar winner, Joan Lowery Nixon, on the front free endpaper.: "To Joan Lowery Nixon, whose friendship I cherish and whose opinions I value. Dorothy Van Woerkom. May 24, 1975." Formerly in the late Ms. Nixon's collection of association copies from fellow children's authors. See our other listings from this collection.: 07515: 
Price: 45.00 USD
 

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