Phil Bildner is a former New York City public school teacher who lives in Newburgh, New York. The author of many books, including Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans and The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope, and Apartheid in South Africa, Phil is a frequent speaker at conferences and travels to over sixty schools a year.
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FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
A heartfelt and relatable novel from Phil Bildner, weaving the real history of Los Angeles Dodger and Oakland Athletic Glenn Burke--the first professional baseball player to come out as gay--into...
Phil Bildner; illustrated by Tim Probert
Fifth grade is one crazy ride in this middle grade novel about two best friends.
Rip and Red are best friends whose fifth-grade year is nothing like what they expected. They have a crazy...
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