Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy

This is a complete list of Jim Murphy books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Last Dinosaur
1988
2
The Long Road to Gettysburg
1992
3
Dinosaur for a Day
1992
4
Across America on an Emigrant Train
1993
5
The Great Fire
1995
6
A Young Patriot
1996
7
6
Blizzard!
2000
8
Inside The Alamo
2003
9
Fergus and the Night-Demon
2006
10
The Real Benedict Arnold
2007
11
A Savage Thunder
2009
12
Truce
2009
13
The Crossing
2010
14
Invincible Microbe
2012
15
The Giant and How He Humbugged America
2012
16
Breakthrough!
2015

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of My Name Is America Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Journal of James Edmond Pease
1998
2
The Journal of William Thomas Emerson (By: Barry Denenberg)
1998
3
We Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins, a World War II Soldier (By: Walter Dean Myers)
1999
4
The Journal of Joshua Loper (By: Walter Dean Myers)
The Journal of Joshua Loper (By: Walter Dean Myers)
1999
5
We Were Heroes: The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins (By: Walter Dean Myers)
1999
6
The Journal of Ben Uchida (By: Barry Denenberg)
1999
7
The Journal of Sean Sullivan (By: William Durbin)
1999
8
The Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce (By: Ann Rinaldi)
2000
9
10
The Journal of Otto Peltonen (By: William Durbin)
2000
10
The Journal of Augustus Pelletier (By: Kathryn Lasky)
2000
11
The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds ( By: Rodman Philbrick)
2001
12
The Journal of Biddy Owens (By: Walter Dean Myers)
The Journal of Biddy Owens (By: Walter Dean Myers)
2001
13
On This Long Journey: The Journal of Jesse Smoke (By: Joseph Bruchac)
2001
14
The Journal of C.J. Jackson (By: William Durbin)
2002
15
The Journal of Patrick Seamus Flaherty (By: Ellen Emerson White)
2002
16
The Journal of Jedediah Barstow (By: Ellen Levine)
2002
17
The Journal of Finn Reardon (By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti)
2003
18
The Journal of Rufus Rowe (By: Sid Hite)
2003
19
The Journal of Brian Doyle
2004
20
The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung / Staking a Claim (By: Laurence Yep)
2013
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List of Dear America Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864 (By: Barry Denenberg)
1996
2
6
A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620 (By: Kathryn Lasky)
1996
3
8
Winter Of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary Of Abigail Jane Stewart ( By: Kristiana Gregory)
1996
4
8
I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865 (By: Joyce Hansen)
1997
5
A Picture Of Freedom (By: Patricia McKissack)
1997
6
Early Sunday Morning: the Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii, 1941 (By: Barry Denenberg)
1998
7
Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903 (By: Kathryn Lasky)
1998
8
West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi
1998
9
8
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763 ( By: Mary Pope Osborne)
1998
10
10
A Line in the Sand: The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence (By: Sherry Garland)
1998
11
Stationery Pack (By: Patricia McKissack)
1998
12
8
Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, R.M.S. Titanic 1912 (By: Ellen Emerson White)
1998
13
The Great Railroad Race: The Diary of Libby West, Utah Territory 1868 (By: Kristiana Gregory)
1999
14
My Heart is on the Ground (By: Ann Rinaldi)
1999
15
8
The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo Girl (By: Ann Turner)
1999
16
8
A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (By: Karen Hesse)
1999
17
Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North (By: Patricia McKissack)
2000
18
10
A Coal Miner's Bride: The Diary of Anetka Kaminska, Lattimer, Pennsylvania, 1896 (By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti)
2000
19
My Secret War: The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck, Long Island, New York 1941 (By: Mary Pope Osborne)
2000
20
One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping: The Diary of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria to New York 1938 (By: Barry Denenberg)
2000
21
8
Christmas After All: The Great Depression Diary of Minnie Swift, Indianapolis, Indiana 1932 ( By: Kathryn Lasky)
2001
22
Valley of the Moon: The Diary of María Rosalía de Milagros, Sonoma Valley, Alta Valley, California, 1846, (By: Sherry Garland)
2001
23
8
Seeds of Hope: The Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild, California Territory 1849 (By: Kristiana Gregory)
2001
24
10
My Face to the Wind: The Diary of Sarah Jane Price, a Prairie Teacher, Broken Bow, Nebraska 1881
2001
25
When Christmas Comes Again: The World War I Diary of Simone Spencer (By: Beth Seidel Levine)
2002
26
My Secret War : The World War II Diary of Madeline Beck (By: Kathryn Lasky)
2002
27
10
A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Washington, D.C. 1917 (By: Kathryn Lasky)
2002
28
Where Have All the Flowers Gone? (By: Ellen Emerson White)
2002
29
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan, The Perkins School for the Blind, 1932 (By: Barry Denenberg)
2002
30
Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards, Dalhart, Texas 1935 (By: Katelan Janke)
2002
31
8
So Far From Home: the Diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish Mill Girl, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1847 (By: Barry Denenberg)
2003
32
Love Thy Neighbor: The Tory Diary of Prudence Emerson (By: Ann Turner)
2003
33
Land of the Buffalo Bones: The Diary of Mary Ann Elizabeth Rodgers, An English Girl in Minnesota (By: Marion Dane Bauer)
2003
34
All the Stars in the Sky ( By: Megan McDonald)
2003
35
Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl, New York Colony 1763 (By: Patricia McKissack)
2004
36
Hear My Sorrow: The Diary of Angela Denoto, a Shirtwaist Worker, New York City 1909 (By: Deborah Hopkinson)
2004
37
I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials, Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1691 (By: Lisa Rowe Fraustino)
2004
38
The Fences Between Us: The Diary of Piper Davis, Seattle, Washington, 1941 (By: Kirby Larson)
2010
39
10
Like the Willow Tree ( By: Lois Lowry)
2011
40
Cannons at Dawn ( By: Kristiana Gregory)
2011
41
With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson, Hadley, Virginia, 1954 (By: Andrea Davis Pinkney)
2011
42
Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy, Bodie, California, 1880 (By: Susan Patron)
2012
43
Down the Rabbit Hole, Chicago, Illinois, 1871: The Diary of Pringle Rose (By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti)
2013
44
8
A City Tossed and Broken: The Diary of Minnie Bonner, San Francisco, California, 1906 (By: Judy Blundell)
2013
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List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Jim Murphy Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Ocho #28
2009
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Jim Murphy: Biography

Jim Murphy was born on September 25th, 1947. Jim passed away May 1st, 2022 at 74 years old. Jim Murphy was born in Kearny, New Jersey.

Jim Murphy was the author of the Jim Murphy Children's Books series which consists of 16 novels. The Jim Murphy Children's Books series started in 1988 with the novel The Last Dinosaur. The most recently released novel in the Jim Murphy Children's Books series was Breakthrough! which was released in 2015. There are no upcoming novels for the Jim Murphy Children's Books series.

Jim Murphy also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 4 books including The Boys' War and Gone A-Whaling.

Jim Murphy: Awards & Accolades

Murphy's books have won multiple awards, The Great Fire won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 1996. An American Plague won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2004.

Murphy's book, An American Plague was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 2003.

Jim Murphy: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Jim Murphy on Book Notification is The Journal of James Edmond Pease, the 1st novel in the My Name Is America series.

The most read book by Jim Murphy on Book Notification is The Journal of James Edmond Pease, the 1st novel in the My Name Is America series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jim Murphy are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  3. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  4. Dean Koontz, author of the Odd Thomas Series.
  5. James Patterson, author of the Women's Murder Club Series.

Jim Murphy: F.A.Q

When was Jim Murphy Born?

Jim Murphy was born on September 25th, 1947.

When did Jim Murphy die?

Jim Murphy died on May 1st, 2022 at 74 years old.

Where was Jim Murphy Born?

Jim Murphy was born in Kearny, New Jersey.

What book awards has Jim Murphy won?

The Great Fire: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (1996).
An American Plague: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2004).

What was the first book Jim Murphy wrote?

The first novel written by Jim Murphy was The Last Dinosaur, published in 1988.

What was the most recent book Jim Murphy wrote?

His most recently released work was Breakthrough! (a short story) on December 8th, 2015.

How many books has Jim Murphy written?

Jim Murphy has written 26 books. 1 Standalone Novel, 16 books in the Children's Books, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 2 books in the My Name Is America Series, 2 books in the Dear America Series, 1 book in the Collections.

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