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Sid Fleischman
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Bradburn, Frances. "Review." Wilson Library Bulletin 61 (April 1987): 48.

This review of The Whipping Boy praises Fleischman's skill in presenting his serious objectives without moralizing.

Court, W. H. B. A Concise Economic History of England: From 1750 to Recent Times. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967. This history discusses the continuing poverty in England during the rise of the Industrial Revolution. Henry Mayhew knew the situation well, but many preferred to believe that poverty no longer existed.

Fleischman, Albert Sidney. "Laughter and Children's Literature." Horn Book 52 (October 1976): 465-470. Fleischman feels that good humorous children's literature is rare and that humorous stories should be rated as highly as more serious fiction.

"Newbery Medal Acceptance."

Horn Book 63 (July-August 1987): 423-478. The author describes his career and the origin and development of The Whipping Boy.

Fleischman, Paul. "Sid Fleischman."

Horn Book 63 (July-August 1987): 429-432. Paul Fleischman, himself a writer for young adults, describes his father both as...

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