Imatge de l'autor

Paul Fleischman

Autor/a de Seedfolks

50+ obres 13,654 Membres 697 Ressenyes 1 preferits

Sobre l'autor

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 mostra'n més 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) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Copyright © 2006 by Dana Fleischman


Obres de Paul Fleischman

Seedfolks (1997) 2,245 exemplars
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices (1988) 2,049 exemplars
Weslandia (1999) 1,350 exemplars
Bull Run (1993) 1,276 exemplars
Whirligig (1998) 1,058 exemplars
The Matchbox Diary (2013) 438 exemplars
The Borning Room (1991) 380 exemplars
Graven Images (1982) 364 exemplars
Sidewalk Circus (2004) 360 exemplars
Time Train (1991) 309 exemplars
Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices (2000) 271 exemplars
Seek (2001) 242 exemplars
Dateline: Troy (1996) 227 exemplars
The Dunderheads (2009) 206 exemplars
The Animal Hedge (1983) 176 exemplars
Path of the Pale Horse (1983) 175 exemplars
The Half-a-Moon Inn (1980) 166 exemplars
Saturnalia (1976) 165 exemplars
Fireflies (2005) 144 exemplars
Breakout (2003) 115 exemplars
Mind's Eye (Laurel-Leaf Books) (1999) 108 exemplars
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death (1995) 105 exemplars
Zap: A Play (2005) 89 exemplars
Lost! A Story in String (2000) 86 exemplars
The Dunderheads Behind Bars (2012) 68 exemplars
The Birthday Tree (1979) 64 exemplars
Townsend's warbler (1992) 48 exemplars
Shadow Play: Story (1990) 41 exemplars
Finzel the Farsighted (1983) 25 exemplars
Rondo in C (1988) 23 exemplars
Raising Readers: A Collection of Stories from Maine (2005) — Col·laborador — 22 exemplars
Rear-View Mirrors (1986) 15 exemplars
Joyful Noise/I am Phoenix (2001) 14 exemplars
City circus (2004) 7 exemplars
Cannibal In The Mirror (2000) 7 exemplars
Un soplo de vida (1999) 1 exemplars
He Walked Among Us 1 exemplars

Obres associades

A Newbery Halloween (1991) — Col·laborador — 152 exemplars
When I Was Your Age, Volume Two: Original Stories About Growing Up (1999) — Col·laborador — 92 exemplars
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Col·laborador — 90 exemplars
Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art (2003) — Col·laborador — 43 exemplars


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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 | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | 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 | Hi ha 91 ressenyes més | 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.… (més)
LibrarianDest | Hi ha 28 ressenyes més | 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 | Hi ha 48 ressenyes més | Jan 3, 2024 |



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