Paul Fleischman

Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California, in a house with a printing press, a grand piano, a shortwave radio, and his father--children's author Sid Fleischman. Playing recorder in early music consorts led to his books of verbal duets: I Am Phoenix , Joyful Noise (winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal), and Big Talk . His novels built from monologues include Bull Run , a sixteen-character account of the Civil War's first battle, and Seedfolks , the chronicle of the first year of a...See more