Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Sid Fleischman

Sid Fleischman, winner of the Newbery Medal (for The Whipping Boy) and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (for Humbug Mountain) died on March 17th at the age of ninety. To remember him, we've posted an article Sid wrote in 1976 for the Magazine.


rockinlibrarian said...

Thanks for posting this article; it was wonderful.

dkm said...

I feel huge loss at the news of this death, and am surprised at so few comments.

The Whipping Boy has been an important book in my life.

May Sid Fleischman's memory and humor live on through his books.