Featured books by Jim Murphy

Blizzard: The Storm That Changed America

By: Jim Murphy
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Weather forecasters didn’t expect much from a storm that approached New York City in 1888 so they left for the day. What became a devastating blizzard is presented here in vivid detail with period photographs and riveting narrative. Contemporary readers will recognize many of the changes that were put in place because of this powerful storm.

Weird & Wacky Inventions

By: Jim Murphy
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Images of unusual inventions are presented with possible uses, explained when the page is turned. They really are wacky but very creative in this fascinating look at creativity.

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