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Albert Sidney Fleischman (March 16, 1920 – March 17, 2010), pen name Sid Fleischman, was a Newbery Medal-winning author of children's books. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to parents of Jewish Russian extraction. He was a long time resident of Santa Monica, California. His best-known book is The Whipping Boy, which won the Newbery Medal.

Before becoming an author, he was a professional magician, and served in the U.S. Naval Reserve on the USS Albert T. Harris , a destroyer escort in World War II, and was a reporter for the San Diego Daily Journal until it folded in 1950. He graduated from San Diego State University in 1949.

In addition to writing children's books, Fleischman did work for the Children's Television Workshop, writing the Bloodhound Gang mysteries for 3-2-1 Contact as well as serving as a consultant for the Mathnet mysteries on Square One TV.

He wrote screenplays, including Blood Alley, the TV movie adaption of The Whipping Boy, Prince Brat and The Whipping Boy (credited as Max Brindle), and other films based on his novels.

Fleischman was married to Betty Taylor for 51 years until her death in 1993. He was the father of the Newbery Medal-winning writer and poet Paul Fleischman. They are the only father and son pair to receive Newbery awards.

Sid Fleischman died of cancer at his home in Santa Monica on March 17, 2010, the day after his 90th birthday.

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Total Books: 283
By the Great Horn Spoon
2015 - By the Great Horn Spoon (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781501237461
ISBN-10: 1501237462
Genre: Children's Books
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Sir Charlie Chaplin the Funniest Man in the World
2012 - Sir Charlie Chaplin the Funniest Man in the World [LIBRARY EDITION] (Audio CD)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781935430926
ISBN-10: 1935430920
Genre: Children's Books
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The Dream Stealer
2011 - The Dream Stealer (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061787294
ISBN-10: 0061787299
Genre: Children's Books
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The Entertainer and the Dybbuk
2009 - The Entertainer and the Dybbuk (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061771408
ISBN-10: 0061771406
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The Giant Rat of Sumatra Or Pirates Galore
2008 - The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435252769
ISBN-10: 1435252764
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Disappearing Act
2008 - Disappearing Act (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439547458
ISBN-10: 1439547459
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Jim Ugly
2008 - Jim Ugly (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781439547496
ISBN-10: 1439547491
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The Whipping Boy
2008 - The Whipping Boy [Puffin Newbery Library] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439547618
ISBN-10: 1439547610
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The Trouble Begins at 8 A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild Wild West
The Midnight Horse
2008 - The Midnight Horse (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435272453
ISBN-10: 1435272455
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Escape The Story of The Great Houdini
2008 - Escape the Story of the Great Houdini (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780060850968
ISBN-10: 0060850965
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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2008 - Bo and Mzzz Mad [Warriors: the New Prophecy] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
The 13th Floor
2008 - The 13th Floor [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781417819430
ISBN-10: 141781943X
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The Entertainer and the Dybbuk
2007 - The Entertainer and the Dybbuk (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780061344459
ISBN-10: 0061344451
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5

The Entertainer and the Dybbuk
2007 - The Entertainer and the Dybbuk (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061344466
ISBN-10: 006134446X
Genres: Children's Books, Religion & Spirituality, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Ghost in the Noonday Sun
2007 - The Ghost in the Noonday Sun (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780061345029
ISBN-10: 0061345024
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The 13th Floor A Ghost Story
2007 - The 13th Floor a Ghost Story (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780061345036
ISBN-10: 0061345032
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
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Pirates Galore
2007 - Pirates Galore (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781846470219
ISBN-10: 1846470218
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The White Elephant
2006 - The White Elephant (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780061131363
ISBN-10: 0061131369
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore
2006 - The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060742409
ISBN-10: 0060742402
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 4

Das Geheimnis im 13 Stock
2006 - Das Geheimnis Im 13 Stock (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783551354846
ISBN-10: 3551354847
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The Giant Rat of Sumatra  or Pirates Galore
2005 - The Giant Rat of Sumatra or Pirates Galore (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060742393
ISBN-10: 0060742399
Genre: Children's Books
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2002 - Nino Que Pagaba El Pato [the Whipping Boy - Serie Naranja] (Hardcover)
2002 - Auf Der Goldspur [Ab 10 J.] (Paperback)
2001 - Mcbroom Tells a Lie [Adventures of McBroom] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - The Ghost on Saturday Night [Beech Tree Chapter Books] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Mcbroom's Wonderful One-acre Farm [Beech Tree Chapter Books] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Mcbroom Tells the Truth [Adventures of McBroom] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Mcbroom's Ghost [Adventures of McBroom] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Here Comes Mcbroom Three More Tall Tales [Adventures of McBroom] (Paperback)
1987 - Mcbroom Tells a Lie [Adventures of McBroom] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1982 - Case of 264 Lb Burglar [Bloodhound Gang Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
1982 - Mcbroom and the Big Wind [Adventures of McBroom] (Hardcover)Paperback
1981 - Case of Princess Tomorrow [The Bloodhound Gang] (Paperback)Hardcover
1981 - The Case of the Cackling Ghost [The Bloodhound Gang] (Paperback)
1977 - Kate's Secret Riddle Book [An Easy-read story book] (Paperback)Paperback
1975 - Ghost on a Saturday Night [Red Apple] (Hardcover)
1972 - Mcbroom's Zoo [A Thistle book] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Bullwhip Griffin [Puffin Books] (Paperback)
El Caballo De Medianoche/midnight Horse [A La Orilla Del Viento, 65 - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Secrets of Magic 21 Tricks [A Chatto activity book] (Hardcover)
Uc Mcbroom the Rainmaker [The Adventures of Mcbroom] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
Uc Mcbroom Tells a Lie [The Adventures of Mcbroom] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
La Luna Del Bandido/ Bandit's Moon [Castillo De La Lectura: Serie Roja/ Reading Castle: Red Series - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)