S: Flat Stanley by Palmer First Graders
BC: About the authors: Six first graders wrote this book on their own. They worked together, had fun, and learned about Peru. | READY TO RETURN TO DENVER!
FC: Flat Stanley visits Peru by Palmer 1st Graders | Sofia, Orion, Skylar, Alexa, Sierra, and Jacob
1: Hi! I'm Flat Stanley. I'm taking a trip to Peru. Join me on my many adventures.
2: MyMyMy | My first stop is Manchu Picchu, Peru
3: Manchu Picchu is a sacred, old city in South America. It is high atop a mountain near Cuzco, Peru. Manchu Picchu means 'bigger peak.' Farmers, called the Inca built Manchu Picchu. It has 200 preserved Inca buildings. 300,001 people and me visit this city each year!
4: I celebrated Corpus Christi and New Year’s Day in Peru. Peruvian people dance and listen to music at their celebrations. Corpus Christi is a religious holiday that many people celebrate in Cuzco. New Year's Day is one of the holidays that Peruvian people celebrate.
5: Bullfighting is one of the most popular sports in Peru! OLE!
6: I really enjoyed visiting the Andes Mountains because I saw a lot of beautiful views, sacred places, cloud forest, rain forest, animals, and flowers. | Andes Mountains
7: I want to tell my family that the Andes Mountains run north to south for 4,500 miles.
8: This is the money we use in Peru! | So far Peru is fun! I like it here. This is a map of where I'm going!
9: HI! I'm Flat Stanley in Peru! I'm in a market with lots of spices. | Peru's flag has three stripes.
10: Yummy Food!! | The most important foods in Peru are potatoes, peppers, bananas, beans, and rice. This picture is Piqueo. It is what some Peruvians eat before the main meal. It is yummy!
11: This is a friend I made. He loves bananas too!
12: Peruvian animals | Here are beautiful scarlet macaws that live in the selva.
13: The capybara is a swamp animal from Peru. | CHECK OUT THIS ANACONDA!
14: My name is Alexa. I have dark brown hair.I have brown eyebrows and eyelashes. My favorite colors are yellow, red and orange. I love math and learning.
15: My name is Jacob. I have black hair. I have brown eyes. I go to Palmer Elementary and my teacher is Mrs. Fultz. I am seven years old. I love doing math!
16: My name is Sofia. I'm in first grade in Mrs. Fultz's class. I am very smart and like to play pretend. In school I like math. My hair is brown and I have brown eyes with very pretty eyelashes.
17: My name is Orion. I have black hair. I have brown eyes. My favorite color is blue. I love monkeys because my mom calls me "monkey." I love to sing. I like to go to school because I like to learn.
18: My name is Sierra. I am six years old and in first grade. I have brown hair and brown eyes. My birthday is in October. I like to do math at school. My favorite thing in the world is having friends!
19: My name is Skylar. I made this book when I was in first grade. I love books! I have been asking for book for my whole life. That's why I call myself a bookworm. I love extra recess on Fridays.