Books Paul Fleischman Books by Paul Fleischman Paul Fleischman has written books about: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Paul Fleischman NPR's Backseat Book Club The Complete List: What NPR's Backseat Book Club Has Read So Far June 13, 2013 Looking for a great read for a kid age 9-14? Here are all the titles our kids' book club has read since we launched in 2011. We revisit classics like Black Beauty and The Phantom Tollbooth and explore new stories like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Graveyard Book. NPR's Backseat Book Club Both Community And Garden Grow In 'Seedfolks' April 24, 2012 An inner-city Cleveland community is drawn closer together as it works to transform a dirty vacant lot into a lush communal garden in Seedfolks. Author Paul Fleischman says the title came from an old word meaning "ancestors." Both Community And Garden Grow In 'Seedfolks' Listen · 9:04 9:04 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/151207366/151305373" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> NPR's Backseat Book Club April Backseat Book Club Pick: 'Seedfolks' March 26, 2012 Seedfolks follows the interconnected stories of 13 people whose lives are changed when they begin to care for a neglected community garden. Author Paul Fleischman said he found inspiration for Seedfolks close to home; at his childhood home in Los Angeles, his parents were dedicated urban farmers.