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Jim Murphy (2) [1947–2022]

This page covers the author of An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Newbery Honor Book).

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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 both the SCBWI Golden Kite Award and the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Mr. Murphy lives with his family in Maplewood, New Jersey
— biography from An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Newbery Honor Book)
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The Great Fire 1,060 copies, 37 reviews
The Long Road to Gettysburg 279 copies, 1 review
Dinosaur for a Day 155 copies, 2 reviews
Guys Read: True Stories (Contributor) 132 copies, 2 reviews
911: The Book of Help (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review

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