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by Paul Fleischman

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

And the award goes to… the Fleischmans! Yep, Paul Fleischman won a Newbery Medal for his earlier book, Joyful Noise. And get this: his dad, Sid Fleischman, won a Newbery Medal just two years earlier. What a family. (Source)

Who needs a lawn when you have corn? Fleischman's parents grew a little cornfield in their front yard, even though they lived in Los Angeles. (Source)

Fleischman isn't the only one who likes community gardens. They're cropping up all over the place these days. (Source)

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