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Who Are You?

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From one of the foremost mystery writers for young adults comes a gripping double mystery about a high school student who finds out that a stranger has kept a secret file on her entire life.

Kristi Evans and her parents can't understand why police detectives are telling them that a man named Douglas Merson has been shot. They've never heard of him. But it becomes important
Mass Market Paperback, 192 pages
Published February 13th 2001 by Laurel Leaf (first published 1999)
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Ariana R.
Who are you ? by :Joan Lowery Nixon
The book that I choice to read is “ Who are you ?” By:Joan Lowery Nixon , the book have one hundred and eighty four page .The reason why I decided to read this book was because I like the mystery and the cover caught my attention and also Mrs. Morgan the ESL teacher recommended me , because she think that it is easy for me .

The main characters for this book are Kristi Evans and Mr.Merson . Kristi Evans is a sixteen years old girl that her dream is be a profess
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This book was not the mystery I was expecting. I am usually very good at guessing who done it and I was right again. I love Joan Lowery Nixon's writing.
Nov 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Kristi Anne Evans found out that a man had kept a folder filled with pictures of her, but soon later she found the man who was stalking her. His name is Douglas Merson. This genre of book is mystery and suspense. I thought that this book is good because it has a good plot.

This takes place mostly in daylight, but the story starts at night. It was late at night at the Evan house when the doorbell rings and Kristi parents just stare at each other and at Kristi. A woman was at her door asking if h
Mar 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars-- fun fast read.
Ethan Curb
Jan 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
If you have not read this book than spoiler alert!! My name is Ethan Curb and for my mystery genre in Mr. Woolley's class I chose the book, Who Are You? by Joan Lowery Nixon. Who Are You? starts off when Kristin Evans and her parents are interviewed by homicide detectives, Sergeant Balker, and Sergeant Nims. The detectives talk to Kristi about a shooting of a man named, Douglas Merson. They went to Kristi because after an investigation of Mr. Merson's house they found a folder of clippings of pi ...more
Becky Keir Grace
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: mystery, addiction
Kristi learns about an attempted murder case in the area, although not sure how this involves her family, the police explain the victim has a folder full of articles and photos of Kristi. Now she wonders why this man was stalking her and what he wants. Kristi loves art and longs to learn more about it. While digging into Douglas Merson's life she learns that he too has the talent and appreciation for art. But this still does not answer the question what Mr. Merson's interest in Kristi was.

This r
Makaila Leigh Moore
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
a young girl name Kristi get a visite from the cops after a person name Douglas Merson gets shot and he keep a file on her, after she found out she has been dying to know why he kept a file on her. Over time she gets more clues on things that helps her understand how she might have fit in. When she want to visit him in the hospital, he gave her a drawing of her mother that his son Rogar gave him. After thinking over and over and putting the peices together and getting a phone call having to go t ...more
Jan 21, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: young-adult
Another page-turner from mystery/suspense master Joan Lowry Nixon. She knows full well how to appeal to the young adult mind by setting up tensions between the protagonist and the authority figures. With so many books under her belt, she can choose specialized topics for each book. In this case, it's a budding teen artist.
As far as the mystery aspect, expect lots of end-of-chapter cliff hangers and a few red herrings.
I wouldn't think this would appeal past 8th grade. When I read it with my stu
Feb 29, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016
Joan Lowery Nixon writes about teenage girls getting involved in mysteries and "Who Are You" is no exception. Her writing style is clear and straightforward. It's refreshing to read something so concise when other authors get bogged down with meaningless description.

This story was interesting and I liked Kristi's curiosity to find out the truth about the man who has a file of pictures about her. However, I prefer JLN's works that deal with an actual murder (rather than attempted murder) as it a
Waranthorn Trairat
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book is about the girl who was followed by the man that she doesn't know him and when he was shot by someone then she know the new thing that he took her photo so she started to find the truth why he took her photo. It's not too hard for the person who start to read an English book like me because author doesn't use the hard word. And it also the interesting book because the girl in this book will find a lot of dangerous situation when she found the truth.
Aug 13, 2011 rated it really liked it
i thought i was a perfect book just for me. Because when police detectives tel kristi evans and her parents that a man named Douglas Merson was killed in his home from being shot that did`nt mean anything to them well to know the rest you MUST READ THIS BOOK!!!!!!! ...more
Whitney Wolken
May 07, 2012 rated it it was ok
I thought this was an ok book, but it seemed like a middle school level book. It was too simple for the kind of books I usually like to read. I recommend this book to middle school or upper elementary students.
Mar 16, 2010 rated it it was amazing
soooooooooo good!!! really well written!
Nov 10, 2008 rated it liked it
The writing was a bit simplistic but I guess that can be expected for a young YA book. Not as interesting as some I read a long time but good enough to keep me reading.
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Author of more than one hundred books, Joan Lowery Nixon is the only writer to have won four Edgar Allan Poe Awards for Juvenile Mysteries (and been nominated several other times) from the Mystery Writers of America. Creating contemporary teenage characters who have both a personal problem and a mystery to solve, Nixon captured the attention of legions of teenage readers since the publication of h ...more
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