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MURPHY, JIM

Summary: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SCHOLASTIC 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 974.7 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This [book] traces the devastating course of the epidemic. [The book] offers a ... glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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Murphy, Jim

Summary: It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.541 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Includes diary entries, personal letters, and archival photographs to describe the experiences of boys, sixteen years old or younger, who fought in the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1991

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.715 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: James Edmond, a sixteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his experiences and those of "G" Company which he joined as a volunteer in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MUR

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA B2

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Learn how George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River helped save the American revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAS

Murphy, Jim

Summary: By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, [the author] constructs a ... narrative that recreates the events.... And finally, he reveals how, even in a time of deepest despair, the human spirit triumphed, as the people of Chicago found the courage and strength to build their city once again. -Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1995

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 977.3 MUR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 977.311 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: In 1874, Brian Doyle records in his diary how he ran away from his home in San Francisco, joined the crew of a whaling ship, and endured storms, hostile shipmates, and being stranded in the Arctic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Murphy

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Describes the events of the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 as seen through the eyes of two actual participants, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley and seventeen-year-old Union soldier Thomas Galway. Also discusses Lincoln's famous speech delivered at the dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7349 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Describes the Christmas truce that occurred along Western Front trenches in 1914 and features quotations from young men on both sides, a timeline, and additional source material.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.421 MUR

Murphy, Jim.

Summary: Jim Murphy's careful research puts the listener in the front seat of the Great Blizzard of 1888 - one of the most devastating natural disasters in U.S. history -and provides a clear understanding of why life in the United States was forever changed afterward. Riveting performance by award-winning narrator Taylor Mali.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Bookshelf,LLC 2003

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Murphy, Jim.

Summary: This Newbery Honor Book provides a dramatic and riveting listening experience for all ages as performed by award-winning narrator Taylor Mali. A colossal disaster, the Great Fire of 1871 caused damaged so profound to Chicago that few people believed the city could ever rise again.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Bookshelf,LLC 2003

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Murphy, Jim

Summary: Following her father's death from a disease that swept through her Nebraska town in 1881, teenaged Sarah Jane must find work to support herself and records in her diary her experiences as a young school teacher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Series Murphy 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: Y DA

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Joseph Plumb Martin was only 15 in 1776 when he joined the revolutionary army in Milford Massachusetts. He spent the rest of his teen and young adult years marching, working, fighting, foraging and sometimes almost freezing and starving with his fellow patriots until the war ended in 1783. As an older man, he wrote and published his account of his wartime experiences, well known events as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.3446 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Presents a history, based on personal accounts and newspaper articles, of the massive snow storm that hit the Northeast in 1888, focusing on the events in New York City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 974 MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: Accounts of actual survivors and historical writings are woven together to create a thrilling book about the 1871 Chicago Fire, that reads like an adventure story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MUR

Murphy, Jim

Summary: In September 1862, two great armies faced each other across Antietam Creek. The outnumbered Confederate forces were led by General Robert E. Lee. The Union army was led by General George B. McClellan. Jim Murphy uses archival photographs, maps, and firsthand accounts to recreate one of America's most important battles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.7336 MUR

Summary: A latest anthology for tween boys collects ten true stories, biographies, essays, and other engaging short entries by leading nonfiction writers and journalists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 GUY

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SCI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GUY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SCI

Summary: The very timid Elliot (Larry the Cucumber), lazy Sedgewick (Mr. Lunt) and George (Pa Grape), who lacks self-confidence, are three lazy misfits who dream of putting on a show about pirates. With their own problems, this dream might not come true. But, they soon find themselves traveling back in time into the 17th century. They begin a quest to rescue a royal family from an evil tyrant. Along the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Veggietales 2008

Summary: From the second season of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Joel and his robot friends add their comments to the film First spacship on Venus. In the film itself, an elite tem of scientists launches a mission to Venus to uncover the truth behind a cryptic alien message found in the Gobi Desert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout Factory 2008

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MYS

Summary: When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben Gates' great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The page is one of 18 pages missing from Booth's diary. When doing more research, the conspiracy takes Ben, Abigail, and Riley from Buckingham Palace to the White House - both places they break into - and even...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE NAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NAT RATED PG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Na