Fleisher, Paul

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FLEISHER, Paul. American, b. 1948. Genres: Children's non-fiction, Education, Natural history, Young adult non-fiction, Essays. Career: Teacher at public schools in Providence, RI, 1970-72, Petersburg, VA, 1975-76, and Williamsburg, VA, 1976-78; Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, VA, teacher in programs for the gifted, 1978-; Virginia Commonwealth University, instructor, 1981-86; Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, adjunct member of faculty, 1989-90; University of Richmond Adult Continuing Studies, instructor, 1998-. Publications: Secrets of the Universe, 1987; Understanding the Vocabulary of the Nuclear Arms Race, 1988; Write Now!, 1989; Tanglers, 1991; (with P. Keeler) Looking Inside (juvenile), 1991; Changing Our World: A Handbook for Young Activists, 1993; Ecology A-Z, 1994; Our Oceans: Experiments and Activities in Marine Science, 1995; Life Cycles of a Dozen Diverse Creatures, 1996; Brain Food: Games That Teach Kids to Think, 1997; Tanglers Too, 1998; Ice Cream Treats: The Inside Scoop, 2000; Gorilla, 2000; Ants, 2002. WEBS OF LIFE SERIES: Tide Pool, Coral Reef, Saguaro Cactus, Oak Tree, 1997; Salt Marsh, Pond, Alpine Meadow, Mountain Stream, 1998. Contributor to magazines. Address: 2781 Beowulf Ct, Richmond, VA 23231, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]