Paul Fleischman





Paul Fleischman

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Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California. The son of well-known children's novelist Sid Fleischman, Paul was in the unique position of having his famous father's books read out loud to him by the author as they were being written. This experience continued throughout his childhood.
Paul followed in his father's footsteps as an author of books for young readers, and in 1982 he released the book "Graven Images", which was awarded a Newbery Honor citation.
In 1988, Paul Fleischman came out with "Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices", an unusually unique collection of poetry from the perspective of insects. This book was awarded the 1989 John Newbery Medal. Factoring in Sid Fleischman's win of the John Newbery Medal in 1987 for his b
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The Borning Room
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“A picture tells a thousand words. But you get a thousand pictures from someone's voice.”
Paul Fleischman, Seek
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“When we have no families, we must find support elsewhere. Sometimes in strangers. We're all alone on this earth. We must take any hand that's offered us. I offer you mine...I'll be your friend, if you wish. The faithful kind.

—Elva”
Paul Fleischman, Mind's Eye

“Television, I'm afraid, has isolated us more than race, class, or ethnicity.”
Paul Fleischman, Seedfolks

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