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Books in 26 Fairmount Avenue series

  • Things Will Never Be the Same

    Tomie dePaola

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, May 1, 2004)
    Tomie has his own diary with a lock and a key&150now he can write down all his secrets and no one will be able to read them. All through the year, exciting things happen and Tomie writes about them in his diary. Sledding down the steep hill on his new Junior Flexible Flyer, being a pirate in the dance recital, and starting second grade with real art lessons at last! Then one Sunday morning Tomie's family hears news on the radio that changes everything. Master storyteller Tomie dePaola takes us back to 1941 and lets us experience what life was like growing up in the dePaola household.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    Tomie De Paola

    Paperback (Scholastic, June 30, 2000)
    Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experience at home and in school when he was a boy.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    Tomie dePaola, Tomie Depaola

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, March 6, 2002)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Tomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year. Tomie has many adventures all his own, including eating chocolate with his Nana Upstairs, only to find out--the hard way--that they have eaten chocolate laxative. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade. ""I'll be back next year,"" he says. When Tomie goes to see Snow White, he creates another sensation. Tomie dePaola 's childhood memories are hilarious, and his charming illustrations are sure to please.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    Tomie dePaola

    Library Binding
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  • Things Will Never Be the Same

    Tomie dePaola

    Paperback (Puffin, May 24, 2004)
    Tomie has his own diary with a lock and a key&150now he can write down all his secrets and no one will be able to read them. All through the year, exciting things happen and Tomie writes about them in his diary. Sledding down the steep hill on his new Junior Flexible Flyer, being a pirate in the dance recital, and starting second grade with real art lessons at last! Then one Sunday morning Tomie's family hears news on the radio that changes everything. Master storyteller Tomie dePaola takes us back to 1941 and lets us experience what life was like growing up in the dePaola household.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue: Books 1 and 2: 26 Fairmount Avenue; Here We All Are

    Tomie Depaola

    Audio Cassette (Listening Library (Audio), July 22, 2003)
    Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.
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  • I'm Still Scared

    Tomie dePaola

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, June 14, 2007)
    First-grader tomie depaola experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on pearl Harbor, December 7, 19 1. what are the grown-ups talking quietly about at home and even at school? why does his class have to go to the spooky furnace room for an air raid drill? why does the family hang thick black curtains over the windows? tomieas mother is there to comfort and explain the confusion, and tomie feels better. but heas still scared.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    Tomie dePaola

    Hardcover (Diane Pub Co, Dec. 30, 1999)
    Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.
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  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    Tomie dePaola

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, March 1, 2001)
    Tomie's family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year. Tomie has many adventures all his own, including eating chocolate with his Nana Upstairs, only to find out -- the hard way -- that they have eaten chocolate laxative. He tries to skip kindergarten when he finds out he won't learn to read until first grade. "I'll be back next year", he says. When Tomie goes to see Snow White, he creates another sensation. Tomie dePaola's childhood memories are hilarious, and his charming illustrations are sure to please.
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  • For the Duration: The War Years: A 26 Fairmount Avenue Book

    Tomie dePaola

    Paperback (Puffin, July 21, 2011)
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  • Things Will NEVER Be The Same

    Tomie dePaola, Tomie Depaola

    Library Binding (Turtleback Books, May 24, 2004)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The fifth book in the 26 Fairmount Avenue series continues with stories of young Tomie's childhood and how the world changed forever with news of Pearl Harbor.
  • I'm Still Scared--The War Years

    Tomie dePaola

    Library Binding (Turtleback Books, June 14, 2007)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After the attacks on Pearl Harbor, first-grader Tomie fears the uncertain times in which he lives, all the air raid drills, and the need to put darkening curtains on their windows at night, but with reassurance from his parents, Tomie finds a way to deal with his emotions and cope with living during a time of war.
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