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Joan lowery nixon february 3, 1927 june 28, 2003 was an american journalist and author, specializing in historical fiction and mysteries for children and young adults. A deadly game of magic book summary and study guide. Joan lowery nixons most popular series is orphan train adventures. Joan lowery nixon is the awardwinning and beloved author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the orphan train adventures, the orphan train children books, and the ellis island series. Delirious, the old woman begins to speak of graymoss plantation, the louisiana family estate left unoccupied for decades because of a terrible, fearful evil.
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