The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman
The Matchbox Diary: Book summary and reviews of The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman
The Matchbox Diary Summary
"Pick whatever you like most. Then I'll tell you its story."
The Matchbox Diary Reviews
"Starred Review. Fleischman's voice for the girl's great-grandfather is instantly engrossing, free of self-pity and resonant with resilience and gratitude...A powerful introduction to the American immigrant story, and fine inspiration for a classroom project." - Publishers Weekly
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Paul Fleischman won the Newbery Medal for Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices and a Newbery Honor for Graven Images. He is the author of numerous picture books, including The Animal Hedge, also illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, and The Dunderheads and The Dunderheads Behind Bars, both illustrated by David Roberts. Paul Fleischman lives in Maine.