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Paul Fleischman

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49+ Værker 13,771 Medlemmer 697 Anmeldelser 1 Favorited

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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 vis mere 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) vis mindre
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Serier

Værker af Paul Fleischman

Seedfolks (1997) 2,257 eksemplarer
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices (1988) 2,058 eksemplarer
Weslandia (1999) 1,366 eksemplarer
Bull Run (1993) 1,291 eksemplarer
Whirligig (1998) 1,061 eksemplarer
The Matchbox Diary (2013) 443 eksemplarer
The Borning Room (1991) 384 eksemplarer
Graven Images (1982) 365 eksemplarer
Sidewalk Circus (2004) 362 eksemplarer
I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices (1985) 340 eksemplarer
Time Train (1991) 316 eksemplarer
Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices (2000) 272 eksemplarer
Seek (2001) 243 eksemplarer
Dateline: Troy (1996) 229 eksemplarer
The Dunderheads (2009) 208 eksemplarer
Path of the Pale Horse (1983) 181 eksemplarer
The Animal Hedge (1983) 177 eksemplarer
The Half-a-Moon Inn (1980) 165 eksemplarer
Saturnalia (1976) 165 eksemplarer
Fireflies (2005) 162 eksemplarer
Breakout (2003) 117 eksemplarer
Mind's Eye (Laurel-Leaf Books) (1999) 108 eksemplarer
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death (1995) 105 eksemplarer
Zap: A Play (2005) 89 eksemplarer
Lost! A Story in String (2000) 87 eksemplarer
The Dunderheads Behind Bars (2012) 68 eksemplarer
The Birthday Tree (1979) 65 eksemplarer
Townsend's warbler (1992) 49 eksemplarer
Shadow Play: Story (1990) 42 eksemplarer
Rondo in C (1988) 25 eksemplarer
Finzel the Farsighted (1983) 25 eksemplarer
Raising Readers: A Collection of Stories from Maine (2005) — Bidragyder — 22 eksemplarer
Rear-View Mirrors (1986) 15 eksemplarer
Joyful Noise/I am Phoenix (2001) 14 eksemplarer
Coming and Going Men: Four Tales (1985) 13 eksemplarer
City circus (2004) 7 eksemplarer
Cannibal In The Mirror (2000) 7 eksemplarer
Un soplo de vida (1999) 1 eksemplar
He Walked Among Us 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

A Newbery Halloween (1991) — Bidragyder — 155 eksemplarer
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (2006) — Bidragyder — 90 eksemplarer
Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art (2003) — Bidragyder — 43 eksemplarer

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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
 
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Kpasley | 4 andre anmeldelser | 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.
 
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ergoldie | 91 andre anmeldelser | 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.… (mere)
 
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LibrarianDest | 28 andre anmeldelser | 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.
 
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LibrarianDest | 48 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |

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Værker
49
Also by
5
Medlemmer
13,771
Popularitet
#1,682
Vurdering
4.0
Anmeldelser
697
ISBN
382
Sprog
7
Udvalgt
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