Whirligig Author:Paul Fleischman When sixteen-year-old Brent Bishop inadvertently causes the death of a young woman, he is sent on an unusual journey of repentance, building wind toys across the land. — In his most ambitious novel to date, Newbery winner Paul Fleischman traces Brent's healing pilgrimage from Washington State to California, Florida, and Maine, and describes the m... more »any lives set into new motion by the ingenious creations Brent leaves behind.
Paul Fleischman is the master of multivoiced books for younger readers. In Whirligig he has created a novel about hidden connections that is itself a wonder of spinning hearts and grand surprises.« less
ISBN-13: 9780440228356 ISBN-10: 0440228352 Pages:144 Reading Level: Young Adult Rating:
A story about a young man who must travel to the four fourners of the United States to set up whirligigs in commemoration of a young girl he killed in as an attmept to kill himself in a car accident. An easy read that is geared towards teenagers as a way to consider their actions.