Category: Joan Lowery Nixon Association Copies

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Save Sirrushany! Also Agotha, Princess Gwyn, and All the Fearsome Beasts

By: Baker, Betty

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07530


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 collecti... View more info

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Midnight Hour Encores

By: Brooks, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1986

Edition: 4th Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07541


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... View more info

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The Lucky Man

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07512


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. View more info

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The Devil Take You, Barnabas Beane

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07513


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. View more info

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Swamp Monsters

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07522


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 C... View more info

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Sebastian, Super Sleuth

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, J. Philip O'Hara, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07525


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 19... View more info

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The Mysterious Case Case

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07539


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 f... View more info

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Dead Man in Catfish Bay

By: Christian, Mary Blount

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Niles, Illinois, Albert Whitman & Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07543


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'... View more info

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Weasel

By: DeFelice, Cynthia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07529


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 collect... View more info

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Show Me the Evidence

By: Ferguson, Alane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bradbury Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07536


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 L... View more info

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Stardust

By: Ferguson, Alane

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bradbury Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07540


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 ... View more info

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Secret of the Viking Dagger

By: Foster, Scarlett Ryan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Langmarc Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07527


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 ... View more info

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Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07521


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. Nixo... View more info

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Dork on the Run

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07533


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. View more info

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Dork in Disguise

By: Gorman, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07534


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. View more info

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Beardance

By: Hobbs, Will

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07537


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 inscri... View more info

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Coyote Tales: How the Sandbur Came to West Texas

By: Johnson, Frances Agnes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07535


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 ... View more info

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Last Chance

By: Marvine, Dee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07526


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 f... View more info

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Einstein Anderson Makes Up for Lost Time

By: Simon, Seymour

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07520


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. View more info

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Becky and the Bear

By: Van Woerkom, Dorothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07515


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 Wo... View more info