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Discovering Florida through Literature

by Elizabeth Knowles, Martha Smith

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". a valuable resource for expanding Florida study units. a great asset to any professional library."
Florida Media Quarterly

Florida at your fingertips!

Discovering Florida through Literature is about everything Florida. This annotated bibliography of children's and young adult titles, web sites, and videos explores Florida's history, plants, animals, geography, and cultures through a variety of children's fiction and non-fiction genres.

K-12 teachers and media center specialists can use Discovering Florida through Literature to:

* . Select books by age level, interest, and topics.

* . Stimulate classroom activities and projects that boost writing and content-area reading skills.

* . Plan ways to incorporate Florida-based literature with reading workshops, literature circles, and book clubs.

* . Boost reading achievement through independent reading about Florida.

Build Florida-based curriculum and encourage your students to understand and appreciate the Sunshine State through its literature!

About the Author
Liz Knowles is director of staff development at Pine Crest School in Boca Raton and an adjunct professor of education at Florida Atlantic University. Martha Smith has been a media specialist in elementary and middle schools for 22 years. The two educators have co-authored three other books, including The Reading Connection and Reading Rules: Motivating Teens to Read.
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