Uniquely Florida

Overview

What do the images on Florida's state seal stand for? How is Florida's state government different from all others? What has Florida contributed to our nation's space exploration program? You can find the answers to these questions in this book, which contains all kinds of fun and fascinating facts and features that help make Florida a one-of-a-kind place. Inside, you will also find information about Florida's unique state symbols. You can learn how to make a key lime pie, and find out why Florida's state gem ...

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Overview

What do the images on Florida's state seal stand for? How is Florida's state government different from all others? What has Florida contributed to our nation's space exploration program? You can find the answers to these questions in this book, which contains all kinds of fun and fascinating facts and features that help make Florida a one-of-a-kind place. Inside, you will also find information about Florida's unique state symbols. You can learn how to make a key lime pie, and find out why Florida's state gem cannot be found naturally anywhere in Florida. And, you'll find out why Florida really is the Sunshine State. Inside you'll find: maps that help you find your way around Florida, photographs that let you see what you are reading about, a glossary, index, and list of more books to read to help you find what you're looking for and better understand it.

Provides an overview of various aspects of Florida that make it a unique state, including its land, plants and animals, people, and culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432902933
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Series: State Studies: Florida Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.01 (w) x 10.37 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents


Uniquely Florida     4
Florida State Symbols     9
Florida's State Government     19
Music in Florida     24
Florida's Food     26
Florida's Art     28
Florida Folklore and Legends     30
Sports     32
Cultural Highlights     35
Businesses and Products     38
Attractions and Landmarks     40
Buildings and Structures     44
Map of Florida     45
Glossary     46
Find Out More     47
Index     48
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