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Showdown at the Alamo /

by Greenhut, Josh; Pamintuan, Macky [illustrator.]; Brown, Jeff.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Flat Stanley's worldwide adventures ; book #10.Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]Edition: First edition.Description: 98, 3 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780062189882 :; 0062189883 :.Subject(s): Vacations -- Fiction | Celebrities -- Fiction | Friendship -- Fiction | Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Fiction | Texas -- FictionSummary: Autograph-seekers interfere with Stanley Lambchop's hopes for a fun vacation with friends while sightseeing in Texas.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>Flat Stanley is taking over the world, one city at a time! In this terrific tenth installment in the renowned Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures chapter book series, the Lambchops travel to the Lone Star State!</p> <p>In this easy-to-read and incredibly hilarious chapter book, Stanley and his friends head to the big state of Texas to visit their pal Eduardo. From rocking out onstage at a music festival, to riding a horse, to parasailing in the desert, Stanley is having the time of his life! But when a mysterious truck starts following the friends, tensions run high. Who could it be? And what do they want? A suspenseful and surprising showdown at Texas's historic Alamo will reveal all . . . including Stanley's courageous inner cowboy.<br> <br></p> <p>This unforgettable adventure features fun, fascinating facts about Texas! And for parents and teachers, each Flat Stanley book is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, like multicultural adventure, plot and character development story elements, and compare and contrast. Don't miss any of Flat Stanley's worldwide adventures!</p>

Ages 7-10.

Autograph-seekers interfere with Stanley Lambchop's hopes for a fun vacation with friends while sightseeing in Texas.

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Horn Book Review

Written by John Greenhut. Flat Stanley continues his travels by visiting Texas. After promising to be prompt in meeting his mother at the Alamo, Stanley and three companions explore the area; they incur various adventures and arrive late at the rendezvous. Stanley fears a showdown with his mother, but the day is saved by the arrival of his friend, Calamity Jasper. Cartoonish drawings accompany the slight, mildly diverting story. (c) Copyright 2014. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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