26 Fairmount Avenue

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26 Fairmount Avenue
26 Fairmount Ave Book Cover.jpg
Author Tomie dePaola
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's
Published April 5, 1999 (Putnam)
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 64 p
ISBN 0-399-23246-X
OCLC 38550527
813/.54 B 21
LC Class PS3554.E11474 Z473 1999

26 Fairmount Avenue (ISBN 0-399-23246-X) is a 1999 children's novel by Tomie dePaola[1] that won a Newbery Honor. dePaolo was also awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children."[2]

Plot[edit]

The book deals with the early life of Tomie dePaola. He has just moved to a new house in Connecticut and the 1938 hurricane has just hit. Tomie expresses unhappiness for seeing Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in the theatres.

Continuity[edit]

Characters such as Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs, introduced in other dePaola books, are present in this book.

Books in this series[edit]

  • 26 Fairmount Avenue (Newbery Honor Book, 2000)[1]
  • Here We All Are
  • On My Way. [3]
  • What a Year![3]
  • Things Will Never be the Same (The War Years)
  • I'm Still Scared (The War Years)
  • Why? (The War Years)
  • For the Duration (The War Years)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Camerato, Tim (26 November 2016). "Children's Author dePaola Visits Norwich". Valley News. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Italie, Hillel (15 January 2011). "Caldecott, Newbury book winners announced". DeseretNews.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Haug, Karin; Bibliographer, Customer Service. "Feature Articles". YBP.com. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 

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