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Jim Murphy (2) (1947–2022)

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Jim Murphy has written more than twenty-five books for young people. In addition to the Newbery Honor, which he received for The Great Fire, he has won many other awards, including the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor. He is also the two-time winner of näytä lisää both the SCBWI Golden Kite Award and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Mr. Murphy lives with his family in Maplewood, New Jersey näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

The Great Fire (1995) 1,312 kappaletta, 37 arvostelua
Blizzard!: The Storm That Changed America (2000) 679 kappaletta, 21 arvostelua
Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting (2009) 424 kappaletta, 28 arvostelua
Across America on an Emigrant Train (1993) 358 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
The Long Road to Gettysburg (1992) 333 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Call of the Wolves (1989) 283 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Last Dinosaur (1988) 203 kappaletta
Dinosaur for a Day (1587) 192 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Desperate Journey (2006) 145 kappaletta, 4 arvostelua
The Giant and How He Humbugged America (2012) 129 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Real Benedict Arnold (2007) 86 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Inside The Alamo (2003) 68 kappaletta
Fergus and the Night-Demon (1992) 44 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Weird & Wacky Inventions (1978) 41 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Night Terrors (1993) 39 kappaletta
Revenge of the Green Banana (2017) 24 kappaletta
Baffling & Bizarre Inventions (1876) 22 kappaletta
Guess Again (1986) 21 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Rat's Christmas Party (1979) 14 kappaletta
Backyard Bear (1993) 12 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Indy 500 (1983) 10 kappaletta
Harold Thinks Big (1988) 7 kappaletta
Baseball's All-time All-stars (1984) 5 kappaletta
Death Run (1982) 5 kappaletta
Two hundred years of bicycles (1983) 4 kappaletta

Associated Works

Guys Read: True Stories (2014) — Avustaja — 186 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
911: The Book of Help (2002) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Dear America: The Nation at War: The Civil War Collection (2002) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 2, October 1980 — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta

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In the late 1800s many young teachers traveled West to earn money and make a new life for themselves. However, the schools were inadequate at best. Some returned home, unable to endure the hardships of prairie life, but others were more committed. Jim Murphy's Sarah Jane Price stayed, braving the rough conditions of the West and the daily tasks that ensued.
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PlumfieldCH | 5 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 1, 2024 |
While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family (including a meddlesome little sister) and other immigrant pioneers to a utopian community in Idaho, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.
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PlumfieldCH | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 1, 2024 |
Good account of a Blizzard near my hometown that I knew nothing about.
Apparently, drawings were heavily used in the newspapers at the time - I didn't know that. Interesting that there were photos of the Blizzard too.
Of course, forecasting was in its infancy & the weatherman of the day were looking at a scientific approach, where the farmers and seamen would have been a whole lot more knowledgeable, if the forecasters would have listened.
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nancynova | 20 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 25, 2024 |
This was facinating book that both described the centuries old battle against TB, but did a good job of describing the development of the medical profession.
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mslibrarynerd | 9 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 13, 2024 |



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