>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.

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.


  1. rockinlibrarian says:

    >Thanks for posting this article; it was wonderful.

  2. >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.

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