Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #1: The Mount Rushmore Calamity
Hey kids, Flat Stanley is back!The Lambchop family is off on vacation to Mount Rushmore.Join Stanley and Arthur as they explore Mount Rushmore, and Custer State Park in search for gold with their new friend Calamity Jasper!
The revival of Jeff Brown’s famous series Flat Stanley will be a hit for early readers.In this new series, The Worldwide Adventure, Stanley and his family pack up and go on vacation to Mount Rushmore.Teachers and school librarians will love how Sara Pennypacker incorporates historical and geographical facts about this famous landmark throughout the story.HarperCollins Publishing Inc. provides two great tools for the classroom:Teachers guide: (http://www.flatstanleybooks.com/downloads/FlatStanley_TeachingGuideRushmore.pdf ) and classroom activities: (http://flatstanleybooks.com/teachers-classroom.aspx ) .The book can be used to create great collaborative lessons between the library and the classroom. 96 page
Reluctant readers will love the humor and fascinating facts found throughout the book.The story is written in large print with large line spacing.Paragraphs and chapters are short in length.Black and white cartoon type illustrations are found throughout the story and help reinforce the storyline.
Contributed by: Deborah Fagnan, Librarian