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  • Bibliography:
    8 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    May 2006
  • Latest Book:
    May 2021
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Full Series List in Order

Dairy Queen

1 - Dairy Queen (May-2006)
2 - The Off Season (Jun-2007)
3 - Front and Center (Oct-2009)
4 - Heaven Is Paved with Oreos (Sep-2013)

Multi-Author Series List

Fairytale Retellings: Sleeping Beauty

Princess Ben (May-2008)

Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • WHEN YOU DON'T TALK, there's a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But D.J. Schwenk can't help admitting to herself that maybe he's right. Because it's obvious that no one is talking about...

  • Life is looking up for D.J. Schwenk. She’s in eleventh grade, finally. After a rocky summer, she’s reconnecting in a big way with her best friend, Amber. She’s got kind of a thing going with Brian Nelson, who’s cute and popular and smart but ...

  • Benevolence is not your typical princess and Princess Ben is certainly not your typical fairy tale. With her parents lost to unknown assassins, Princess Ben ends up under the thumb of the conniving Queen Sophia, who is intent on marrying her off to t...

  • After five months of sheer absolute craziness I was going back to being plain old background D.J. In photographs of course I’m always in the background . . .    But it turns out other folks have big plans for D.J. Like her coach. Col...

  • Princess Wisdom, known as Dizzy, longs for a life of adventure beyond the staid old kingdom of Montagne. Tips, a soldier, longs to keep his true identity a secret. Fortitude, an orphaned maid, longs only for Tips. These three souls might possibly ...

  • Sarah Zorn and her best friend, Curtis, have a great solution to the constant teasing that they're going out: they simply pretend that they are, employing what Sarah terms a "Brilliant Outflanking Strategy." But fake dating is a lot more difficult th...

  • A young outcast is swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt in this literary page-turner by acclaimed bestselling author Catherine Gilbert Murdock. This epic and engrossing quest story is for fans of Adam Gidwitz’s The Inqui...

  • Two unlikely friends -- Federico, in sixteenth-century Rome, and Bee, in present-day New Jersey -- are linked through an amiable cat, Leonardo Da Vinci’s mysterious wardrobe, and an eerily perfect sketch of Bee. Newbery Honor author Catherine Gilbe...

Award-Winning Books by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Dairy Queen
2007 Great Lakes Book Award -- Children's
2007 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award -- Children's Literature
2008 Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award -- Young Adult

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Catherine Gilbert Murdock has published 8 books.

Catherine Gilbert Murdock does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Da Vinci's Cat, was published in May 2021.

The first book by Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Dairy Queen, was published in May 2006.

Yes. Catherine Gilbert Murdock has 1 series.