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Jim Murphy is an American award-winning author of more than 30 fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults, most of which have an historical focus. His most recent books are "A Savage Thunder" (Scholastic, 2009) and "Truce" (Simon & Schuster, 2009). His books have been awarded a Newbery Honor twice: in 2004 for The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 and in 1996 for The Great Fire.

Other titles include: the historical novel, Desperate Journey, The Boys' War,, Blizzard, and The Real Benedict Arnold. His books have received many additional awards including: both an ALA Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award as well as an ALA Robert F. Sibert Honor Book Award; National Book Award Finalist Medal; 3 NCTE Orbis Pictus Awards; 3 Jefferson Cup Awards; 2 SCBWI’s Golden Kite Award; The Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for Distinguished Nonfiction; and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. On 18 January 2010 it was announced that he was the recipient of the ALA's Margaret A Edwards Award, for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.

He is married to writer/editor Alison Blank.
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Total Books: 141
Revenge of the Green Banana
2017 - Revenge of the Green Banana (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780544786776
ISBN-10: 0544786777
Genre: Children's Books
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The Crossing How George Washington Saved the American Revolution
2016 - The Crossing How George Washington Saved the American Revolution (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780439691871
ISBN-10: 0439691877
Genre: Children's Books
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Baffling  Bizarre Inventions
2016 - Baffling Bizarre Inventions (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781634501521
ISBN-10: 1634501527
Genre: Children's Books
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Weird  Wacky Inventions
2016 - Weird Wacky Inventions (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781634502030
ISBN-10: 1634502035
Genre: Children's Books
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Breakthrough How Three People Saved Blue Babies and Changed Medicine Forever
2015 - Breakthrough How Three People Saved Blue Babies and Changed Medicine Forever (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780547821832
ISBN-10: 0547821832
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Invincible Microbe Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure
Guys Read True Stories
2014 - Guys Read True Stories (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780061963810
ISBN-10: 006196381X
Genres: Children's Books, History
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The 10 Football Matches That Changed The World  And the One That Didn't
2014 - The 10 Football Matches That Changed the World and the One That Didn't (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781849546980
ISBN-10: 1849546983
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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The Giant and How He Humbugged America
2012 - The Giant and How He Humbugged America (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780439691840
ISBN-10: 0439691842
Genres: Children's Books, History, Reference
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The On Enemy Soil Journal of James Edmond Pease a Civil War Union Soldier
The Journal Of James Edmond Pease A Civil War Union Soldier
2012 - The Journal of James Edmond Pease a Civil War Union Soldier [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780606265386
ISBN-10: 0606265384
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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How George Washington Saved The American Revolution
2010 - How George Washington Saved the American Revolution [The Crossing] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780439691864
ISBN-10: 0439691869
Genre: Children's Books
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April
2010 - April (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781451520309
ISBN-10: 1451520301
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Inner Excellence Achieve Extraordinary Business Success through Mental Toughness
Truce
2009 - Truce (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780545130493
ISBN-10: 0545130492
Genres: Children's Books, History
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A Savage Thunder Antietam and the Bloody Road to Freedom
2009 - A Savage Thunder Antietam and the Bloody Road to Freedom (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689876332
ISBN-10: 0689876335
Genres: Children's Books, History
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Boys War Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War
The Long Road to Gettysburg
2009 - The Long Road to Gettysburg (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439579060
ISBN-10: 1439579067
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Heaven Overland
2009 - Heaven Overland (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781933483207
ISBN-10: 1933483202
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Desperate Journey
2007 - Desperate Journey (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780545019712
ISBN-10: 0545019710
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Real Benedict Arnold
2007 - The Real Benedict Arnold (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780395776094
ISBN-10: 0395776090
Genre: Children's Books
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1996 - Dinosaur for a Day [Blue Ribbon Book] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - America's Journal Literacy Sourcebook 5th Grade [Considering Different Points of View] (Hardcover)
Sanctions [Adelphi Papers] (Paperback)
The Memphis Sun [Wick Poetry Chapbook Series, Ser. 2, No. 8.] (Paperback)