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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marion M. Markham  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1929 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Marion M. Markham on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Marion lives in Northbrook.

Biographical and Professional Information


Selected Titles At Your Library

Escape from Velos /
ISBN: 0516021060. OCLC Number:

Childrens Press,. Chicago :. ©1981.

An unemployed space tramp who has always wanted to work on Velos, the newest and largest space station, becomes ensnared in a plot to kidnap the president of the Solar Federation and capture Velos.

The Halloween candy mystery /
ISBN: 0380709651. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1990, ©1982.

Twins Mickey and Kate use their powers of deduction and scientific expertise to catch a burglar on Halloween night.

The Christmas present mystery /
ISBN: 038070966X. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1990, ©1984.

Twin sisters Mickey and Kate combine their skills to discover the explanation for a mysterious face that has appeared in a family photograph.

The Thanksgiving Day parade mystery /
ISBN: 0380709678. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1990, ©1986.

Twin detectives Katie and Mickey suspect that the disappearance of a marching band before a parade is linked to an attempted robbery at the local bank.

The birthday party mystery /
ISBN: 0380709686. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York :. 1990, ©1989.

Attending Debbie's birthday party at the zoo, twin sleuths Kate and Mickey investigate the mysterious disappearance of her presents.

The Valentine's Day mystery /
ISBN: 0395615895. OCLC Number:

Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. ©1992.

On Valentine's Day twin detectives Kate and Mickey investigate a case involving a vanished garnet pin and a maestro of classical music.

The April Fool's Day mystery /
ISBN: 0380717166. OCLC Number:

Avon Books,. New York, N.Y. :. 1993, ©1991.

The Dixon twins try to discover who put the snake in the school cafeteria flour bin on April Fool's Day, clearing an unjustly suspected classmate in the process.

The St. Patrick's Day shamrock mystery /
ISBN: 0395721377. OCLC Number:

Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. 1995.

On Saint Patrick's Day, the twin Dixon sleuths become involved in a mystery unfolding right next door.



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