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26 Fairmount Avenue - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

Chapter 5 begins In the fall of 1939, and Tomie dePaola is about to start kindergarten. Tomie is excited about going to school because he is anxious to learn how to read. Tomie is also a little disappointed that his family has not moved into the new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue yet.

On the first day of school, Tomie tells his mother that he wants to walk to school alone The school is just down the street from their apartment on Columbus Avenue. Tomie walks through the front door of the school by accident. Tomie meets Miss Burke (the principal) on the first day of school.

When Tomie meets his Kindergarten teacher for the first time, he asks her when they will begin leaning to read. The teacher tells Tomie that he will learn to read when he reaches the first grade — one year away. Tomie...

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