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Paul Fleischman

Autor(a) de Seedfolks

49+ Works 13,746 Membros 697 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Paul Fleischman was born in Monterey, California on September 5, 1952. His father is fellow children's author, Sid Fleischman. He attended the University of California at Berkeley for two years, from 1970 to 1972. He dropped out to go on a cross-country train/bicycle trip and along the way took mostrar mais care of a 200-year-old house in New Hampshire. He eventually earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New Mexico in 1977. Fleischman has written over 25 books for children and young adults including award winners such as Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, Newberry Medal in 1989; Graven Images, Newberry Honor; Bull Run, Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction; Breakout, Finalist for the National Book Award in 2003; Saturnalia, Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Honor. He has also garnered numerous awards and recognitions from the American Library Association, School Library Journal, Publisher's Weekly, Booklist, and NCTE. He founded the grammar watchdog groups ColonWatch and The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to English. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Paul Fleischman

Seedfolks (1997) 2,252 cópias
Weslandia (1999) 1,363 cópias
Bull Run (1993) 1,289 cópias
Whirligig (1998) 1,060 cópias
The Matchbox Diary (2013) 443 cópias
The Borning Room (1991) 384 cópias
Graven Images (1982) 365 cópias
Sidewalk Circus (2004) 361 cópias
Time Train (1991) 312 cópias
Seek (2001) 243 cópias
Dateline: Troy (1996) 227 cópias
The Dunderheads (2009) 207 cópias
Path of the Pale Horse (1983) 181 cópias
The Animal Hedge (1983) 178 cópias
The Half-a-Moon Inn (1980) 165 cópias
Saturnalia (1976) 165 cópias
Fireflies (2005) 160 cópias
Breakout (2003) 117 cópias
Mind's Eye (Laurel-Leaf Books) (1999) 108 cópias
Zap: A Play (2005) 89 cópias
Lost! A Story in String (2000) 86 cópias
The Dunderheads Behind Bars (2012) 68 cópias
The Birthday Tree (1979) 65 cópias
Townsend's warbler (1992) 49 cópias
Shadow Play: Story (1990) 42 cópias
Finzel the Farsighted (1983) 25 cópias
Rondo in C (1988) 24 cópias
Raising Readers: A Collection of Stories from Maine (2005) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Rear-View Mirrors (1986) 15 cópias
Joyful Noise/I am Phoenix (2001) 14 cópias
City circus (2004) 7 cópias
Cannibal In The Mirror (2000) 7 cópias
Un soplo de vida (1999) 1 exemplar(es)
He Walked Among Us 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

A Newbery Halloween (1991) — Contribuinte — 153 cópias
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Contribuinte — 90 cópias
Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art (2003) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



This book is appropriate for primary readers (content warning: there is mention of death)
This book is a retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk through the lens of different cultures
This book could be useful in teaching about fairytale retellings
Kpasley | outras 4 resenhas | Apr 8, 2024 |
A Newbery Award Winner, The poems resound with the pulse of the cicada and the drone of the honeybee. They can be fully appreciated by an individual reader, but they're particularly striking when read aloud by two voices, making this an ideal pick for classroom use. Eric Beddows′s vibrant drawings send each insect soaring, spinning, or creeping off the page in its own unique way.
ergoldie | outras 91 resenhas | Feb 29, 2024 |
This is less a novel and more a chorus of voices each shedding light on an aspect of the Civil War during the lead up to the first Battle of Bull Run. Memorable voices include Shem, who joins the Confederate cavalry just because he wants a horse, and Lilly, whose brother runs away to join the Union army. This didn't come together in a very satisfying way for me, but it is definitely useful in sparking a discussion about what the Civil War meant to people who were alive at the time. (Hint: Many of them did not really care about whether slavery remained legal.) It's also a quick read, and I'll forgive a lot for a book that doesn't take forever to get through.… (mais)
LibrarianDest | outras 28 resenhas | Jan 3, 2024 |
An outcast boy named Wesley spends his summer vacation creating his own civilization in his backyard by cultivating an amazing plant that meets all his needs. In the end, he wins the respect and admiration of his peers.
LibrarianDest | outras 48 resenhas | Jan 3, 2024 |



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