Paul Fleischman
AUTHOR

Paul Fleischman

Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California, the son of children's book author Sid Fleischman. Drawing on history, music, art, and theater, his books have often experimented with multiple viewpoints and performance. He received the Newbery Medal in 1989 for JOYFUL NOISE: POEMS FOR TWO VOICES, a Newbery Honor Award for GRAVEN IMAGES, the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction for BULL RUN, and was a National Book Award finalist for BREAKOUT. He lives on the central coast of California.

For more information, visit paulfleischman.net.

Read more Read less
You're getting a free audiobook.
$14.95 per month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Best Sellers

    • Seedfolks

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 799
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 692
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696

    Thirteen lives. One garden. Set in Cleveland, Newbery Award-winning author Paul Fleischman's poignant book is a large lesson in connectedness and community...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent to listen

    • By Rina on 10-12-09

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Whirligig

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Robert Field, Lily Christian, Alex Hauk, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    Newbery Medal winner Paul Fleischman writes a profoundly moving story of connectedness and the journey of a young soul to self-discovery....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous

    • By Tim on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Bull Run

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Paul Fleischman
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    Bull Run was the site of the first battle of the Civil War. This book creates an intimate tapestry...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining with excellent voice acting.

    • By Kris S. on 01-27-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Saturnalia

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    William is living a strange double life. By day he is a printer’s apprentice living in a white man’s house. By night, he is Weetasket of the Narraganset tribe....

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Joyful Noise

    • Poems for Two Voices
    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso, John McDonough, Christina Moore, and others
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Grasshoppers, waterstriders, and fireflies light up the pages of this rib-tickling book of poetry for two voices.....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not long enough for the price

    • By Susanne Sytsma on 10-14-17

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Eyes Wide Open

    • Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    What's really going on with the environment - in our own backyards and the wider world....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Half-a-Moon Inn

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    When a sudden blizzard strands his mother in a distant town, Aaron finds himself alone for the first time in his life....

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Graven Images

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Susan Denaker, Lincoln Hoppe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Paul Fleischman is the master of invention in books for young readers....

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Breakout

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Richard Harries
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    Seventeen-year-old Del is in a hurry to leave Los Angeles. But on the day of her escape, she's stopped short - by a day-long traffic jam....

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Borning Room

    • By: Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated by: Jeanine Kane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Mothers give birth in the borning room. The dying take their departure there. Within the walls of the borning room, Georgina Lott will experience her life’s greatest turnings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Favorite!!

    • By Sarah on 08-09-15

    Regular price: $13.96

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.