Celebrating Florida - (Green Light Readers Level 3) by Marion Dane Bauer (Paperback)
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About the BookThis title in a new nonfiction, easy reader series about the 50 states takes beginning readers on a whirlwind tour of the Sunshine State with Mr. Geo. Youngsters are invited to join this fun and funny geography teacher as he visits popular attractions, national parks, historic landmarks, beaches, and much, much more. Full color.
Book SynopsisMeet Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today, he's visiting Florida, the Sunshine State. His first stop is the Everglades to see alligators and other amazing animals. He'll also go to Fort Myers beach and enter a sand sculpting contest. He'll visit the historic city of St. Augustine, go orange picking, dance at the Florida Folk Festival and he'll even get to swim with dolphins and manatees!. Then he will visit fun-filled theme parks, sporting events, and other exciting places. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Florida. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!
"As supplements to state-specific material, these books might pique interest in a state or point children to topics for further reading."
--School Library Journal --
About the Author
Marion Dane Bauer is a Newbery Honor winner who has written more than seventy children's books. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit her website at www.mariondanebauer.com.
C. B. Canga is the illustrator of the Field Trip Mysteries. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.