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Will's Choice

Will's Choice( )
Author: Nixon, Joan Lowery
Series title:Orphan Train Children Ser.
ISBN:978-0-385-32294-2
Publication Date:Feb 1998
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $9.95
Book Description:

It's 1866 and 12-year-old Will Scott is not happy to be riding the orphan train. That's because Will's not really an orphan. He has a father--Jesse, a circus performer. But Will is no good at circus tricks, and Jesse tells him he'd be better off with a new family out West: "I'm giving you a better life, Will." Will is placed with the kindly Dr. and Mrs. Wallace. Assisting Dr. Wallace on his rounds of the local farms, Will finds to his surprise that he's really good at...
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Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Parents
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.875 x 7 x 0.54 Inches
Book Weight:0.425 Pounds
Author Biography
Nixon, Joan Lowery (Author)
Joan Lowery Nixon was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California where she received a B.A. in journalism and later an education certificate from California State.

She has written over 100 mystery books for young adults. She is known for her Orphan Train Adventure Series and other titles including A Family Apart, The Seance and Other Side of the Dark. Her works have earned her the honor of being the only writer to win four Edgar Allen Poe awards and in addition, two Spurs from Western Writers of America. She was a past President of the Mystery Writers of America.

She died from complications of pancreatic cancer on June 28, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was 76.

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