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26 Fairmount Avenue
Contributor(s): dePaola, Tomie (Author)

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ISBN: 039923246X     ISBN-13: 9780399232466
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
OUR PRICE: $14.44  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1999
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Annotation: Children's author-illustrator Tomie dePaola describes his childhood experiences at home and in school through funny, dramatic, and memorable moments. Illustrations.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Literary
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers - Chapter Books
Dewey: B
LCCN: 98-12918
Age Level: 7-9
Grade Level: 2-4
Lexile Measure: 640(Not Available)
Series: 26 Fairmount Avenue Books
Physical Information: 0.41" H x 6.13" W x 8.74" (0.56 lbs) 57 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 1930's
- Geographic Orientation - Connecticut
- Cultural Region - New England
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Monarch Award, Nominee, Grades K-3, 2005
Massachusetts Children's Book Award, Nominee, Children's Book, 2001
Sequoyah Book Awards, Nominee, Children's, 2001
Newbery Medal, Honor Book, Children's, 2000
Bluebonnet Awards, Nominee, Children's, 2001
Bookseller's Choice, Winner, Beginning Readers, 2000
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/29/1999 pg. 105
Kirkus Review - Children 04/15/1999 pg. 629
Ingram Children's Advance 06/01/1999 pg. 53
School Library Journal 06/01/1999 pg. 113
New York Times 08/15/1999 pg. 24
Booklist 08/01/1999 pg. 2048
Booklist 09/15/1999 pg. 254
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 378 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
ALA Notable Children's Books 01/01/2000 pg. 1342
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 378 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 30629
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Well-loved author Tomie dePaola brings his childhood memories to audio in this collection of the first four books from his 26 Fairmount Avenue series.

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.

 
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