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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.

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Titles At Your Library

Escape from Velos (Prime time adventures)
ISBN: 0516021060

Childrens Press. 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.

Halloween Candy Mystery
ISBN: 0380709651

Avon Books. 1990

When Miss Wink drops a diamond ring in their trick-or-treat bag, twin sleuths Mickey and Kate suspect a crime and begin their Halloween evening investigation

The Christmas Present Mystery
ISBN: 038070966X

Avon Books. 1990

During a Christmas outing at Uncle Corwin's house on Indian Island, twin sleuths Mickey and Kate discover a strange face on a family portrait that does not appear in the negative

Thanksgiving Day Parade Mystery
ISBN: 0380709678

Avon Books. 1990

On the morning of the Thanksgiving Day parade, the Chatham bus arrives but the Chatham Strutters band mysteriously vanishes, so young Mickey and Kate Dixon investigate the strange disapearance

Birthday Party Mystery
ISBN: 0380709686

Avon Books. 1990

A birthday celebration is spoiled when someone steals the presents and smashes the cake, and junior sleuths Kate and Mickey Dixon are determined to find out who the culprit is

The Valentine's Day Mystery
ISBN: 0395615895

Houghton Mifflin. 1992

Kate Dixon, scientist-to-be, and her twin sister Mickey, detective-to-be, team up once again, this time to discover what happened to a garnet pin lost at a Valentine's Day party.

The April Fool's Day Mystery (A Young Camelot Book)
ISBN: 0380717166

Camelot. 1993

The Dixon twins--detective Mickey and scientist Kate--are hot on the trail of slimy practical joker who put a snake in the flour bin in the school kitchen. Reprint.

The St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Mystery
ISBN: 0395721377

HMH Books for Young Readers. 1995

First a mysterious shamrock appears on Miss Wink's front door. Then Kate and Mickey find the sign on their new clubhouse: "The Green Shamrock Gang Was Here." Something very strange is going on in Springvale - a real challenge for the Dixon twins' talents. Mickey Dixon wants to be a sleuth like Sherlock Holmes when she grows up. Kate hopes to be a famous scientist. Together, they make a great detective team. But this case is different from any of their other adventures and it takes both twins' skills to solve the mystery. Before the busy St. Patrick's Day ends, the twins make some surprising discoveries and, best of all, have a new friend.



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