Books by Jennifer Fleischner

NOBODY’S BOY by Jennifer Fleischner
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"Fleischner's biography of Elizabeth Keckly, Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship between a First Lady and a Former Slave (2003), will reward older readers who want to know more. (Fiction. 10+)"
Eleven-year-old George is a slave who is coming to hate his condition. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2003

"Still, an important, absorbing addition to the vast Lincoln library."
Meticulous reconstruction of the relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckly, a former slave who became the First Lady's personal dressmaker and confidante. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"This is a well-written biography that also sheds light on one of America's darkest and most bitter eras. (bibliography) (Biography. 9-12)"
Bold, black wood-block prints turn this memorable book about the life of a slave into a work of art. Read full book review >
THE INUIT by Jennifer Fleischner
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"A charming fable follows the main text. (chronology, glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
A well-written book in the Native American series, covering the Inuit of northern and western Alaska and the northern coast of Canada, and providing a colorful and educational sketch of their habitat and lifestyle. Read full book review >