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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 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)
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Seedfolks 1,894 copies, 151 reviews
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices 1,845 copies, 90 reviews
Weslandia 1,078 copies, 47 reviews
Bull Run 1,044 copies, 26 reviews
Whirligig 949 copies, 35 reviews
The Borning Room 354 copies, 5 reviews
The Matchbox Diary 340 copies, 33 reviews
Sidewalk Circus 320 copies, 36 reviews
Graven Images 316 copies, 2 reviews
Time Train 244 copies, 12 reviews
Big Talk: Poems for Four Voices 241 copies, 5 reviews
Seek 222 copies, 7 reviews
Dateline: Troy 195 copies, 5 reviews
The Dunderheads 174 copies, 15 reviews
Path of the Pale Horse 151 copies, 1 review
Saturnalia 149 copies, 3 reviews
The Animal Hedge 146 copies, 12 reviews
The Half-a-Moon Inn 146 copies, 1 review
Breakout 106 copies, 4 reviews
Mind's Eye (Laurel-Leaf Books) 100 copies, 3 reviews
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death 95 copies, 7 reviews
Zap: A Play 80 copies, 9 reviews
Lost! A Story in String 75 copies, 1 review
The Birthday Tree 58 copies, 1 review
The Dunderheads Behind Bars 55 copies, 4 reviews
Townsend's warbler 43 copies, 1 review
Finzel the Farsighted 23 copies, 1 review
Rondo in C 19 copies, 4 reviews
Joyful Noise/I am Phoenix 12 copies, 2 reviews
City circus 7 copies, 1 review
Fireflies 5 copies, 2 reviews
Troy 1 copy
A Newbery Halloween (Contributor) 131 copies, 2 reviews
Best Shorts: Favorite Stories for Sharing (Contributor) 84 copies, 5 reviews

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