Alison DeCamp, Ages 8-12, It is 1895 Michigan. When his ne’er-do-well father shows up in town, Stanley (AKA Stan the Man) finally has a chance to meet the man he’s dreamed about for so long. Plus, it will give Stan a chance to impress the infamous Captain Slater. But Captain Slater isn't quite what Stan expected. In fact, Stan isn't so sure he wants to be like his dad - Captain Slater - at all.