Children and youth book author Sid Fleischman has died. His upcoming book, 'Sir Charlie' (published by Greenwillow-HarperCollins) is planned for release in June. You can visit Sid Fleischman's website at this link.
"He comes to life in these pages. It's an astonishing rags-to-riches saga of an irrepressible kid whose childhood was dealt from the bottom of the deck. Abundantly illustrated." - HarperCollins