Praise for Jim Murphy:
A Newbery Honor Book for The Great Fire
A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book for Blizzard!
*"Spectacular!" —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Truce
*"An example of stellar nonfiction." —Booklist, starred review of Blizzard!
*"A veritable cinematic account." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of The Great Fire
About the Author
Jim Murphy is the celebrated author of more than thirty-five books for young readers, most notably TRUCE: THE DAY THE SOLDIERS STOPPED FIGHTING and THE GREAT FIRE, a Newbery Honor Winner. His carefully researched, engaging, and elegantly written nonfiction has garnered the most prestigious awards in the field. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey, with his wife and their two sons.