Whirligig by paul fleischman


Seventeen year old Brent Bishop, after a failed suicide attempt and unintended manslaughter, is given a life changing assignment in Paul Fleischman' novel, Whirligig. Brent's assignment is to build four whirligigs and put each one in a corner of the United States.

this is want Brent has to put on the 4 corners of the united states
Originally published: May 15, 1998

About the author

Paul Fleischman is an American writer of children's books. For his contribution as a children's writer he was one of five finalists for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2012. Born on September 5, 1952 (age 64), Monterey, CA. He went to the University of California, Berkele

Setting of the novel: the setting is never the same because he is traveling all over the country trying to give whirligigs to people on the 4 corners of the country

The main character is Brent Bishop and he is in conflict with everyone that does not want the whirligigs

I do not like the authors writing style. The author jumps back and forth between present and past and it makes it very hard to follow. The author also uses good but challenging vocabulary and I do not know what the words are sometime difficult to understand

I really do not like the book, it is very hard to follow and i do not enjoy reading it.

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