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I Am Phoenix - a book by Fleischman, Paul

I Am Phoenix

Poems for Two Voices

I Am Phoenix( )
Author: Fleischman, Paul
Illustrator: Nutt, Ken
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

At first light the finches are flitting about the trees

Flittering fluttering flit purple finches flit Fluttering flittering fly painted finches fly.

In this companion volume to Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, the winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal, Paul Fleischman celebrates the sound, the sense, the essence of birds. Written to be spoken aloud by two voices, sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous,...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General
Author Biography
Fleischman, Paul (Author)
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.


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