Whirligig Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

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Whirligig was taped on two audio cassettes by Robert Fielding and Lily Christian for Audio Bookshelf in 1998. It was been reviewed in Audio File, 1998.

Paul Fleischman has written many books for young adults with themes and plots that appeal to their emotional needs. In several he uses multiple voices as he has in Whirligig.

In Graven Images: Three Stories (1982) he explores themes of mystery, romance, and murder. Saturnalia (1990) has stories woven around the person of William, a Narragansett Indian boy in Boston in 1861, and contains the themes of oppression, courtship, and redemption. Bull Run (1993) is about twelve participants in the Civil War battle of Bull Run. The dozen tell about their involvement in that battle. In Seedfolks (1997) thirteen voices tell how a multiethnic neighborhood develops into a community where once there were disconnected lives and suspicions.

His poetry (I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices, Joyful Noise...

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