I'm Still Scared by Tomie dePaola
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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? tomie?s mother is there to comfort and explain the confusion, and tomie feels better. but he?s still scared.


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Tomie dePaola is the artist and author/ artist of more than two hundred books for young readers. He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, and was designated a “living treasure” by the state of New Hampshire. Most recently, he is the first author known primarily for children’s book writing to be awarded the Sara Josepha Hale award, a prestigious distinction in writing by a New Englander. He lives in New London, New Hampshire. 
Published June 14, 2007 by Puffin. 96 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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These brilliant, seemingly artless but carefully crafted books of the famed writer-illustrator's life work on so many levels.

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