Book List:34 titles
  • In this companion to Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal, Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis turn to the universal story of creation. In the beginning there was only darkness. . . . There was fire and ice. . . . There was a single drop...


  • Paul Fleischman offers teens an environmental wake-up call and a tool kit for decoding the barrage of conflicting information confronting them. We're living in an Ah-Ha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The resu...


  • "Pick whatever you like most. Then I’ll tell you its story." When a little girl visits her great-grandfather at his curio-filled home, she chooses an unusual object to learn about: an old cigar box. What she finds inside surprises her: a collec...


  • The country has been swallowed by the Great Depression 2.0, complete with apple-sellers and Bruce Springsteen singing Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime on the radio. The Republican incumbent -- battling his high-living wife, a populist opponent, and the ac...


  • Everyone's favorite underdogs are back! Can they land work on a movie set - and foil a cat burglar - with their unusual and motley skills? School is out for the summer, and the Dunderheads are finally rid of the awful Miss Breakbone. Or so they th...


  • A terrible accident ends one life, but is just the beginning for another... Brent Bishop is sent on a journey of repentance -- a cross-country trip building whirligigs. His wind toys are found by people in need: a Maine schoolgirl yearning for her...


  • Dunderheads, unite! A tyrannical teacher gets her just due in a delightfully subversive, outrageously funny tale by Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman.Miss Breakbone hates kids. Especially the time-squandering, mindwandering, doodling, dozing dunde...


  • "The versatile Fleischman presents a delightful tale of following one s dreams. . . . Joyous, peaceful, and lovely." - KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review) No one loves animals more than the farmer. But when a drought befalls the land, and he must sell hi...







  • Once upon a time, in Mexico . . . in Ireland . . . in Zimbabwe . . . there lived a girl who worked all day in the rice fields . . . then spent the night by the hearth, sleeping among the cinders.Her name is Ashpet, Sootface, Cendrillon . . . Cinderel...


  • Paul Fleischman, in his Newbery Honor winning book, spins three engrossing stories about the unexpected ways an artist's creations reveal truths - tales whose intriguing plots and many moods will entertain readers and inspire future writers.Can wood,...


  • Aimed at a generation of short attention spans and a taste for razor-sharp comedy, the rapid-fire ZAP is a smart, farcical new play for high-school students that's ready to bring the house down.When they're not dusting off the old classics — over a...


  • Del's lived in Los Angeles for seventeen years, bouncing among foster homes. Smart, sharp-tongued, and a master mimic, she's fed up with her world and with being Del. So she's changing her name and leaving both herself and L.A. behind -- until her es...



  • Assigned to write his autobiography, high school senior Rob Radkovitz decides to "listen" back on his life. As he remembers the voices of his younger self, his quirky family, and his closest friends, one stands apart -- the haunting voice of his long...


  • A Newbery-winning author and a brilliant new artist create a story that young readers will read and perform for years to come.Watch and listen as a grandmother recounts a tale of a resourceful farm girl lost in a blizzard, searching for her dog. As s...


  • Eighty-eight-year old Elva and Courtney, an attractive sixteen-year-old with a severed spinal chord, lie in adjacent beds in a grim Bismarck, North Dakota convalescent home. Ignored by the world, the only resource they have left is their imagination....


  • Common GroundA vacant lot, rat-infested and filled with garbage, looked like no place for a garden. Especially to a neighborhood of strangers where no one seems to care. Until one day, a young girl clears a small space and digs into the hard-packed s...



  • An outrageously wicked parody of the typical teenage horror novel evokes screams of terror and hilarity as it chronicles the fortunes of Cliffside High when the cruel clique, the Huns, get their comeuppance from Helga, the Norwegian exchange student....


  • Miss Pym's class is in for a comic adventure beyond their wildest dreams. They've boarded the Rocky Mountain Unlimited, a mysterious train that's winding its way into the heart of prehistoric times. Join the class-and a horrified Miss Pym-as they scr...


  • A Civil War drama told in sixteen voices, this ‘is a heartbreaking and remarkably vivid portrait of a war that remains our nation’s bloodiest conflict.… Fleischman’s artistry is nothing short of astounding.’ —Publishers Weekly. ‘Fleisch...


  • Witnessing pivotal moments of birth and death in the borning room of her family home, Georgina Lott pursues an existence shaped by familial love, a changing nation, first love, and human fears and dreams. Reprint....



  • A puzzle version of the classic fairy tale about a beautiful young girl whose love breaks an evil spell that had transformed a handsome prince into a hideous beast, is set against the backdrop of a shadow-puppet production...



  • At first light the finchesare flitting about the treesFlitteringflutteringflitpurple finchesflitFlutteringflitteringflypainted finchesfly.In this companion volume to Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, the winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal, Paul Fleis...


    • 1989
    • / General Fiction
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    From the Newbery Medal-winning author of Seedfolks , Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyf...


  • Olivia comes to a new understanding of and discovers a growing bond with her father, from whom she has not seen or heard since her parents' divorce years before, during a summer vacation in New Hampshire...








  • “... a doctor.” Lep's father's last words, uttered on the battlefield, inspired in Lep a feverish desire to master medicine and rescue the sick. Asclepius, his namesake, the demigod doctor of Greek mythology, was said to have brought the dead ...


  • Aaron has never left alone before. He is mute, and depends on his mother for everything. But tomorrow Aaron will be twelve years old, old enough to stay home by himself while his mother goes to town. Everything will be fine, as long as he stays close...