Armadillo Rodeo

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By Jan Brett
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Armadillo Rodeo
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Most armadillos are happy scratching sand and eating, but Bo longs for adventure. And adventure Bo gets, the day Harmony Jean breaks in her brandnew chilipepperred cowboy boots by the banks of Can Creek.Peering out across the creek bed, Bo is sure hes spotted a riproarin, rootintootin, shiny red armadillo! Bos off and running after his new friendright down to the Curly H Rodeo.There Bo gets to do all the things hes dreamed of doing: he rides a bronc, eats redhot chili peppers, and even tries the twostep. Bo is ready to follow his pal off into the sunset, but he is about to discover his new friend is no ordinary armadillo.Jan Brett turns her considerable storytelling talents toward the Texas countryside in this warm and funny story of an armadillo on his own. Luckily, Ma Armadillo and her boys are searching for Bo in the borders to bring him back home.

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860 words860 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 670LLexile 670L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 1995Published 1995

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