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 Show-and-tell, Flat Stanley! (I can read book. Level 2, Flat Stanley)
 Author: Brown, Jeff

 Publisher:  Harper (2014)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: 28 p., col. ill., 23 cm.

 BTSB No: 158198 ISBN: 9780062189769
 Ages: 6-8 Grades: 1-3

 School stories
 Lost and found possessions -- Fiction

Price: $13.79

Flat Stanley's show-and-tell becomes a lost-and-found when Miss Plum's engagement ring goes missing.

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Houran, Lori Haskins
 Illustrator: Pamintuan, Macky
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.70
   Points: .5   Quiz: 169250
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 2.60
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 64833

   School Library Journal (07/01/14)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 07/01/2014 K-Gr 2—This early reader continues the adventures of a character originally created by Jeff Brown. Stanley Lambchop was "flat ever since a bulletin board fell on him." His younger brother convinces the reluctant boy to be part of their school's show-and-tell, as Stanley's wiggling ears (not his flatness) are seen as an entertaining novelty. A comedy of errors ensues involving other students' show-and-tell highlights: Sophie's Squeakers the Mouse, Manny's grandpa's false teeth, and Miss Plum's new engagement ring disappear quickly within the building walls, but Stanley rescues them because of his flattened abilities as he goes in and out of cracks "like a boy-sized strip of taffy." Quick action in an easy-to-read format, frequent dialogue for developing readers, generous white space, and cartoon images come together as brother supports brother in a school adventure. A general purchase for Flat Stanley fans.—Mary Elam, Learning Media Services, Plano ISD, TX - Copyright 2014 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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