The Journal of Brian Doyle, a Greenhorn on an Alaskan Whaling Ship is the last book in the My Name Is America series. It was written by Jim Murphy, author of two Dear America books and another My Name Is America book. The book was published in April 2004.
- Main article: List of The Journal of Brian Doyle characters
- Main article: Jim Murphy
Jim Murphy (born September 25, 1947 in Kearny, New Jersey) is an award-winning author of nonfiction and fiction books. He has authored over thirty-five books for children, young adults, and adults. The majority of his books are about American history, including West to a Land of Plenty and My Face to the Wind in Dear America and On Enemy Soil in My Name Is America.
- Interview with Jim Murphy about The Journal of Brian Doyle at Scholastic
- The Journal of Brian Doyle Discussion Guide at Scholastic