I'm still scared /

With his sensitivity and humor, author recounts a difficult period in his house at 26 Fairmount Avenue.

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Main Author: DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Puffins Books, 2007.
Series:DePaola, Tomie, 1934- 26 Fairmount Avenue book.
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Main Author:DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
Summary:With his sensitivity and humor, author recounts a difficult period in his house at 26 Fairmount Avenue.

The latest installment in the Newbery Honor-winning series from Tomie dePaola

First-grader Tomie dePaola experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. 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? Tomie's mother is there to comfort and explain the confusion, and Tomie feels better. but he's still scared.

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Physical Description:83 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
ISBN:0142408263 (pbk.)
9780142408261 (pbk.)
Author Notes:

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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