26 Fairmount Avenue
  • Length:
    8 Books
  • First Book:
    April 1999
  • Latest Book:
    August 2009
  • Age Level:
    Chapter Books (Ages 7-10)
  • Rating:

26 Fairmont Avenue Series in Order (8 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
1 5
2 4
3 4
4 5
5 3
6 4
7 5
8 (e) 0

Book Descriptions for series: 26 Fairmont Avenue

  • Book - 1

    Tomie dePaola's stories from the momentous year his family built their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue highlight his wit, sense of humor, and strong family bonds. The book earned raves from reviewers of all ages and a Newbery Honor award....

  • Book - 2

    Tomie thinks that nothing could be more exciting than moving into 26 Fairmount Avenue until his mother tells him they are going to need the just-in-case room for the new baby. Tomie can't wait for his baby sister to arrive, wearing a red ribbon in he...

  • Book - 3

    Baby Maureen has only been home from the hospital a few weeks when she gets pneumonia, and the dePaola family is scared. Will she pull through? The school year ends with Tomie starring in a dance recital and eager to find out who his first-grade tea...

  • Book - 4

    In a review of the third 26 Fairmount Avenue book, On My Way, School Library Journal said, "Readers will be delighted with the final line: 'There's more coming!'"

    Well, here it is: Celebrate Tomie's sixth birthday in style, watch as he dress...

  • Book - 5

    After receiving a diary for Christmas, Tomie spends the next year recording all the wonderful things he has done as the months roll by, but when he hears of the attack on Pearl Harbor on the radio, Tomie immediately knows that everything in the world...

  • Book - 6

    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 ...

  • Book - 7

    World War II is raging in Europe, and young Tomie finds that everyday life has changed in many ways. Sure, there’s still New Year’s Eve to celebrate, and he still has to face penmanship and arithmetic in second grade -- definitely not his strong...

  • Book - 8

    Tomie keeps hearing the phrase, ?For the duration.? Gas is being rationed ?for the duration.? The Fourth of July fireworks will be the last show ?for the duration.? So many things will be different as long as the war goes on, but much of Tomie?s life...


26 Fairmount Avenue
2000 Bookseller's Choice -- Beginning Readers

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 8 books in the 26 Fairmont Avenue series.

The 26 Fairmont Avenue series does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, For the Duration: The War Years (Book 8), was published in August 2009.

The first book in the 26 Fairmont Avenue series, 26 Fairmount Avenue, was published in April 1999.

The 26 Fairmont Avenue series primarily falls into the General Fiction genre. This chapter book series was written for ages 7-10, but some older readers may still like to read these books.
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