WorldCat Identities

Fleischman, Sid 1920-2010

Overview
Works: 431 works in 1,577 publications in 12 languages and 63,536 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biographies  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  Ghost stories  Western fiction  Young adult works  Tall tales 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Scenarist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.F5992, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sid Fleischman
The whipping boy by Sid Fleischman( Book )

96 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. A shout comes echoing up the stairway "Fetch the whipping boy!" A young orphan named Jemmy rouses from his sleep. "Ain't I already been whipped twice today? Gaw! What's the prince done now? It was forbidden to spank, thrash, or whack the heir to the throne. Jemmy had been plucked from the streets to serve as whipping boy to the arrogant and spiteful Prince Brat. Dreaming of running away, Jemmy finds himself trapped in Prince Brat's own dream--at once brash and perilous. In this briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, the whipping boy and Prince Brat must at last confront each other
The entertainer and the dybbuk by Sid Fleischman( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling American ventriloquist in post-World War II Europe is possessed by the mischievous spirit of a young Jewish boy killed in the Holocaust. Author's note details the murder of over one million children by the Nazis during the 1930s and 1940s
The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plucky Mexican girl tries to recover her dream from the Dream Stealer who takes her to his castle where countless dreams and even more adventures await
Jim Ugly by Sid Fleischman( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of twelve-year-old Jake and Jim Ugly, his father's part-mongrel, part-wolf dog, as they travel through the Old West trying to find out what really happened to Jake's actor father
Escape! : the story of the great Houdini by Sid Fleischman( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and author's notes
Bandit's moon by Sid Fleischman( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Annyrose relates her adventures with Joaquín Murieta and his band of outlaws in the California gold-mining region during the mid-1800s
The 13th floor : a ghost story by Sid Fleischman( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative
The midnight horse by Sid Fleischman( Book )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a coach bound for Cricklewood, the orphan boy Touch caught his first glimpse of the haunt named The Great Chaffalo. According to rumor, he was once a famous magician who could turn a pile of straw into a horse. Now, Touch needs the ghost's help in order to escape his wicked great-uncle. So, with an armload of straw and a determined spirit, Touch makes his plea to The Great Chaffalo--and, magically, a horse appears! But can magic save Touch when his great-uncle's schemes grow even more villainous?
The ghost in the noonday sun by Sid Fleischman( Book )

39 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Oliver tries to escape from pirates who take him to an island to find the ghost and treasure of Gentleman Jack
By the great horn spoon! by Sid Fleischman( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in English and English, Old and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young boy who lives with his proper Bostonian aunts and their very correct butler. When their money runs perilously low, the boy and the butler stow away on a ship bound for the gold fields of California and many adventures follow
The trouble begins at 8 : a life of Mark Twain in the wild, wild West by Sid Fleischman( Book )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in high style, is the story of a wisecracking adventurer who came of age in the untamed West. A rebel who surprised himself by becoming the most famous American of his time
Humbug Mountain by Sid Fleischman( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his wandering family foil villains and nasty varmints as they make a home for themselves in a beached boat on the banks of the Missouri
McBroom's ghost by Sid Fleischman( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The McBroom family is plagued by a mysterious ghost that visits their farm after every prolonged freezing spell
The ghost on Saturday night by Sid Fleischman( Book )

23 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Professor Pepper gives Opie tickets to a ghost-raising instead of a nickel in payment for being guided through the dense fog, Opie manages to make money anyway by helping to thwart a bank robbery
McBroom tells the truth by Sid Fleischman( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leaving their rocky Connecticut farm to seek their fortunes in the West, Josh McBroom, his wife Melissa, and their eleven redheaded children stop in Iowa where they become the owners of a small but very unusual piece of property
The scarebird by Sid Fleischman( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely old farmer realizes the value of human friendship when a young man comes to help him and his scarecrow with their farm
The giant rat of Sumatra : or, Pirates galore by Sid Fleischman( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cabin boy on a pirate ship finds himself in San Diego in 1846 as war breaks out between the United States and Mexico
Sir Charlie Chaplin : the funniest man in the world by Sid Fleischman( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos
Mr. Mysterious & Company by Sid Fleischman( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a family of magicians traveling across the western deserts and plains in the 1880s
McBroom tells a lie by Sid Fleischman( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer and his family save their amazing one-acre farm by using a Popcornmobile, frozen sunlight, and lightning bugs
 
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The whipping boy
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The entertainer and the dybbukThe Dream StealerJim UglyEscape! : the story of the great HoudiniBandit's moonThe 13th floor : a ghost storyThe midnight horseThe ghost in the noonday sun
Alternative Names

controlled identityMarch, Carl, 1920-2010

Brindle, Max 1920-2010

Filāīšmān, Sid 1920-2010

Fleischman, A.S. 1920-2010

Fleischman, A. S. (Albert Sidney), 1920-2010

Fleischman, Albert S. 1920-2010

Fleischman Albert Sidney

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Fleischman, Albert Sidney 1920-2010

Fleischman, Avron Zalmon 1920-2010

Fleischman, Sid

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Fleischman, Sidney 1920-2010

Furaishuman, Shido 1920-2010

Marc, Carl 1920-2010

Sid Fleischman Amerikaans schrijver

Sid Fleischman amerikansk författare

Sid Fleischman amerikansk skribent

Sid Fleischman écrivain américain

Sid Fleischman escriptor estatunidenc

Sid Fleischman escritor estadounidense

Sid Fleischman scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Sid Fleischman scrittore statunitense

Sid Fleischman US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Sid Fleischman yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Сід Флейшман американський письменник

Флейшман, Сид

סיד פליישמן סופר אמריקאי

سيد فلايشمان كاتب أمريكي

سید فلیشمن

플라이슈만, 시드 1920-2010

シド・フライシュマン

フライシュマン, S

フライシュマン, シド

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